One of the main causes of poor presentations is, frankly, laziness.
What could potentially be a stellar presentation gets derailed because the speaker neglects to use all the resources available to them. They rely too heavily on what they think they already know, and they don’t take advantage of simple steps that could greatly enhance their presentation.
Here are some examples of simple things you can do before your presentations to give yourself the best chance for success:
- Do some quick online research that can reinforce key points
- Talk with others who have done this kind of speaking before
- Engage with members of the audience to better understand what they want for the program
- Talk with the meeting planner
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