Tips For Presentations

Bite-sized nuggets to help you be successful in your next talk…

Be Enthusiastic

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said: “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm”. This word enthusiasm comes from the Greek and means “having the god within”. Nothing is more boring than a presenter who doesn’t show any passion for what they are speaking about. Avoid monotonous tones and try to inject life and excitement into your […]

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Keep Calm and Composed Always

Take a deep breath every time you feel nervous. Pause rather than say “uhs” and “ums” during your presentation. Pausing is also great at times where you may be asked a question which requires more thought prior to answering. It buys you time to think and relaxes your body.

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Arrive Early On Day of Presentation

Showing up on time isn’t enough. You need to be there early. Not just to get your bearings before the talk but also to have time to check through any equipment, lighting and setup matters. Arriving early also allows you to mingle with the audience before the presentation. This helps you to relax more as […]

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Be Prepared For Your Presentation

Have all your presentation materials on-hand and ready to go. Any equipment that will be used such as a projector, screen and sound system will need to be setup beforehand. Room setup must be according to your presentation purposes – whether it is theater style seating or with training tables, you need to communicate this […]

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