Do You Know What Your Audience Wants and Needs?
Before you give your next presentation, consider whether you truly understand what your audience wants and needs from that presentation. Often, we give a presentation with a focus on what we want and need from it, but forget about our audience’s wants and needs.
Let’s assume […]
If you don’t have the opportunity to present frequently enough, it is difficult to hone your presentation skills. But practice is necessary!
Consider these potential opportunities to continue to hone your presentation skills:
Join a toastmaster’s group Deliver presentations to your colleagues (via department meetings or team meetings) Apply to speak at a conference on […]
Some presentations we make are short ones, meant to convey an idea or update someone on a particular topic. These presentations may only be 10 – 15 minutes in length; however we still need to prepare for them so that we can accomplish the goals of the presentation.
Follow these three key steps to preparing […]
Presentations are most effective when you prepare for them; or are prepared for them. Meaning – if I know a presentation is coming up, I prepare beforehand by creating my slide deck, ensuring I understand the audience’s needs, and that I’m covering the key topics in the time allotted, along with plenty of time for […]