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How to Deliver Better Presentations

At least once in our life, we find ourselves making a presentation. Or, we have been to at least presentation. From such experience, we have seen the two very basic reaction that we get or see from the audience. Either they are happy or they are not. Seeing the audience with a dissatisfied look on their faces is a terrifying experience for any speaker.

People in the business world rely on presentations to sell ideas so it is important for that presentation to be successful It probably is a sales pitch or whatever but a good presentation is likely to convince the listeners to buy your idea. Experienced speakers use various techniques to deliver effective presentations. Speakers would use aids, a yellow laser pointer for example, to help the audience focus on the presentation’s important points. People are not born to be speaker and they started with one presentation where they felt really nervous. If making presentations make you feel nervous, the tips below should help you nail your next presentation.

Think of your audience as a group of ordinary people, so do not think that one of them maybe a CEO, a doctor, professor but just see them as people. And to guide your listener throughout your presentation don’t forget to use your yellow laser pointer.

Those are the basic tips to help you deliver a better presentation. And whatever type of presentation you do, always have a Yellow laser pointer with you.

Moving on, the next tip is to breathe and relax. Talk at a moderate speed and take the time to pause and breathe. Do not talk to fast or you will fail to breathe correctly and people will sense that you are nervous and that you lack the confidence. Do not lose your focus by allowing yourself to feel tensed, therefore you need to breathe so you can speak in a well-modulated voice and the right pace. And of course, keep your yellow laser pointer handy.

Then, the third tip is to use images in your presentation. This makes you speech more interesting. Also, images make your point more visually understandable. These things are also helpful when you suddenly run out of words to explain your point. Again, use your yellow laser pointer to lead the audience to the picture.

Then last but not the least, make eye contact. Giving eye contact will make the audience feel your sincerity and truthfulness. Making eye contact should not be an issue if you have been thinking about the audience as normal people. You will see that once you are used to making eye contact, looking at faces can actually give you that confidence.