Sharing a clear and captivating narrative has never been more necessary. Especially if you are working remotely. Whether you are creating a sales presentation, internal business update, or intimidating executive briefing, you need a map to guide you.
Look at our process below to help you with some ideas.
You have been giving a presentation to deliver, and you are uncomfortable speaking to people. Here are some quick tips to help you get through and succeed with your presentation.
Practicing in the mirror has some real benefits for you. You are able to see how often you look at notes, whether or not you are smiling enough. You can train yourself to look into your eyes while practicing, allowing yourself to connect while telling your story ans statying authentic.
Maintain a straight posture and keep your hands out of your pockets to communicate to your audience that you are relaxed. Even if you are feeling a tiny bit nervous, your relaxed body language can help reduce these feelings of anxiety and aid you in feeling more confident on stage.
You can waste your presentation if you can’t be heard. It also helps that by doing this you show a sign of confidence and knowledge. Speak clearly and with clarity. Practice your speaking pace, you don’t want to be too fast so that people dont understand you, or too slow so they get bored.
You don’t want to be speaking for too long or rush through your presentation. Know how much time you have to do your presentation and then practice speaking through it and seeing how you doing for time. The more you do this, you will soon realise what is neccessary and what is not.
Consider how your presentation would go if everything went just right. Your knowledge is demonstrated flawlessly, and your audience is engaged. Having a realistic picture of how your presentation might go will boost your confidence before you deliver it.