Magazine article Management Today

BRAIN FOOD: Route to the Top ... Power Presenting

Magazine article Management Today

BRAIN FOOD: Route to the Top ... Power Presenting

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Focus on your desired outcome. What do you want your audience to think, feel and do differently as a result of your presentation? What do you want them to think about you?

Write down your key message. It should be compelling and short. Ask yourself: if you saw it as a headline, would you read on? Now imagine you're a member of the audience - would you keep listening?

More is less. Include all the content you can. It's easier to have too much and pick out the best bits than struggle for substance.

Have a clear, explicit structure - people will not listen to everything, so it will be easier for them to log back in. And give them time to digest what you say.

You are responsible for setting the mood. If in the first few minutes, your audience are looking intrigued, that is a good sign. Energy is infectious - they will soon pick it up. …

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