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Deliver an opening to remember

From the pages of Powerful Presentation Principles   2. Deliver an opening to remember

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Start with the end in mind

From the pages of Powerful Presentation Principles 1. Start with the end in mind

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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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Train the Trainer - Master Trainer Paula Smith Speaker CSP

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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Presentation Skills - Paula Smith CSP- 7 Steps