Question and answer sessions are the best way to reinforce your key messages from a presentation. Hearing different voices can be a good way to get the attention of the audience, but the purpose is to allow members of the audience to obtain both clarification and confirmation of your key messages. It, therefore, reduces the chance that any members of the audience will leave your…
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Talking business is what you are about. So talk business in style.
Time is money and when speaking in public having a clear objective is even more important with business talks.
The key question is - what is the purpose of your presentation? What do you want to achieve?
Do you want to inform, persuade, inspire, entertain?
Make the context crystal clear. Spend…
Of all the facets of public speaking, introductions are probably the most abused. This is because we fail to determine the objective, the purpose and the desired result.
How seldom do we hear an introduction which is really not much more than a partial biography, uninteresting, without structure, stumbled through, essentially, merely going through the motions?
Who cares whether…
Before starting a training session there are three questions in the heads of the participants that need to be answered. And until they have all been satisfied there is no point in starting the programme.
The three questions are:
1 Why am I here? 2 What am I going to get out of this? 3 Why am I listening to you?
If you are lucky some or all of these questions…