Posts Tagged "presentation skills"

How to Create an Awesome Presentation – Managing Presentation Content

How do you create an awesome presentation? Firstly, we need to ask, what makes great presentation content? So far we have established our presentation objective, determined what our audience would need to know and have placed our content in a logical structure that makes sense. The next challenge is to see what content you have and whether they address the audience’s questions. Remember in our previous video I told you to divide your questions into groups within PowerPoint? (missed them?…

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Always make it worth your audience’s time

Know your target audience and deliver the right message at the right time. Timing your delivery and content creation is critical to capturing your audience’s attention. I gave a “TedX” style presentation at a conference a little while ago.  I was the fourth, and last, speaker of the group and the only one who didn’t do a 15 minute advertisement for my company or product. Unsurprisingly, the previous 3 speakers were not received well, for a number of reasons: Two…

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English as a second language

Pitfalls of the unwary What you need to consider when you really want to get your message across. I often present to audiences with English as their second language, and a recent discussion with a client about to do the same reminded me of the pitfalls for the unwary. So, some tips: If in doubt, find out. If you suspect you may be presenting to a mixed audience, contact the organiser and ask. With such a multicultural world it’s not…

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