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Mar 28, 2017

 

This Week’s Tip: Manage your Handouts

  In many presentations, a speaker will start introducing themselves at the beginning and immediately start passing out handouts. The audience then begins reading those handouts during one of the most important parts of the presentation – the part where the speaker sets the...


Mar 21, 2017

This week's Tip: Sit in the back of the room

  Before you start your presentation, and before your audience enters the room, display your most complex slide, and sit in the back row.  Then sit in a few other places in the room. Your goal is to make sure you can see and read your slides from all points in the audience....


Mar 14, 2017

 

This Week's Tip: Repeat the Question

  When an audience member asks a question during a presentation, be sure to repeat that question. There are several reasons to do this:
  • To make sure everyone hears it
  • To confirm the question
  • To summarize the question
  • To make it easier to answer
  When you do this, your session is...


Mar 7, 2017

This Week's Tip: Record Yourself

  When you record your practice sessions or presentations, you give yourself a powerful tool for professional growth.   When you're in the middle of a presentation, you have a bunch of important things to focus on. Number 1 of course is your audience. Plus you can't hear or see yourself...