Whether you’re presenting to people at work, in a group, or even to your family, there are a number of proven tactics that will make presenting even easier than ever.
Lots of people write to me about this topic (which makes sense, as I’m a professional speaker!!), so I’ve decided to answer it with an infographic!
There are two elements of a good presentation:
- How you feel.
- What your presentation/speech is actually like.
First step: Master your nerves. This video will explain exactly how you can push past stage fright:
Step two: Master the art of a good presentation.
Good presentation skills are vital for getting ahead at work and making your presence felt in the ways that matter.
Even if you are an expert in your chosen niche, you will be successful only if you know how to articulate your thoughts and ideas in a way that resonates with your listeners and inspires them to take action.
Also, employees with good presentation skills are quickly noticed by higher-ups, which translate into more accolades and better career-boosting opportunities.
However, while some of us are born to be in the limelight and think nothing of standing up in front of a crowd and giving a great speech, whether planned or spontaneous, delivering a presentation can be a daunting experience for others.
If you belong to the latter category and are already nervous about speaking at an upcoming event, don’t forget to check out this infographic on the top do’s and don’ts of presenting.
From the importance of choosing the right words and using positive body language to researching your audience and using props and handouts, here’s everything you need to know to conquer the stage and deliver a perfect presentation every time:
Thank you to Walkerstone for sharing this infographic with me!