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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

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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Presentation Skills - Paula Smith CSP- Powerful Close

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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Presentation Skills - with Paula Smith CSP