There are many ways to organize your presentation structure. The important thing is to actually have a structure because it just shows that you prepared for your presentation properly and can present your material in an organized and easy to understand way. (more…)
Vocal fillers can distract our listeners. Maybe you say um, uh, and, you know, so, sorta, or kinda more than you would like to.
The list of vocal fillers is virtually endless but you likely don’t say them all. You probably use one or two specific fillers out of habit.
We’ll look at four proven ways to drastically reduce them. The first suggestion is a mindset tip.
We have to get comfortable with silence. Many of us mistakenly think that any silence in our presentations is a bad sign, like we don’t know what we’re talking about. In contrast, listeners often want us to pauses silently. Our silence allow listeners the opportunity to fully consider our message.
See the video for the rest of the tips.
In this video, you’ll learn an easy way to compliment another group’s presentation, even if you didn’t like their presentation 🙂
- Step 1: Briefly summarize what the group talked about.
- Step 2: Talk about what you gained or learned from the presentation.
The video has an example of what I’m talking about so check that out.
In this week’s video I answer a question about why we are nervous and why we talk fast during a presentation. There are also some tips that you might find helpful in overcoming nervousness and a tip for not speaking fast when giving a presentation. (more…)