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Get some Presentation Action

A presentation with no call to action may just be an entertaining event to attend. When designing your presentation start with the end in mind. What action, what behavioural change, what has to occur in the workplace as a result of your presentation? Many presenters state the presentation outcomes by saying participants will learn x, y and z. What your…

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SMART presentations

Are your presentations SMART presentations? Structure – Are you following a proven presentation structure that flows and makes you look like a professional speaker every time? Meaning – Does the presentation have real meaning for the audience. Action and Active – Is there a call for action in your presentations? what are you asking the audience to do with the…

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Presentation Purpose

To ensure you meet the organisational goals and be a stand out presenter you need a clear purpose in the planning stages of your presentation. Are you there to: Educate and Inform Persuade and Influence Entertain Ceremonial I always find the longer my sessions are the more I have to be entertaining and engaging. You can even get your participants…

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Do you take risks in your presentations?

Do you take risks in your presentations? World class presenters take risks in their presentations. If you are not taking a few risks in your presentations you are not growing as a presenter. A business presenter has only one goal to get a message across that will change behaviour in the workplace. Sometimes the higher the risk the deeper level…

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Are you a confident or an arrogant Speaker?

Are you a confident or an arrogant Speaker? A confident speaker: Cares about what their audience will take away from the session Will rehearse to ensure they are at their best Will find out what the client really needs Will be open to adapting their style and presentation to suit the target group including interactive activities or Q and A..…

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