Powerful Presentations – Tip #5

As a speaker have you ever lost the audience?  Have you been in a situation that you were unable to connect or get the audience on your side? When you look back and reflect on those situations, most of the times we can now see the cues and clues that your audience, whether big or small, were not connecting to you.  Here are 7 points that will help you deliver a powerful presentation and better connect to your audience.

  1. Participation, Participation, Participation. There are many ways to get your audience ACTIVE in your presentation.  This doesn’t mean open yourself up for a lot of questions that you lose control… it is about asking questions, getting the audience to respond and keep them active.  Remember that even laughter is participation.
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Powerful Presentations – Tip #4

As a speaker have you ever lost the audience?  Have you been in a situation that you were unable to connect or get the audience on your side? When you look back and reflect on those situations, most of the times we can now see the cues and clues that your audience, whether big or small, were not connecting to you.  Here are 7 points that will help you deliver a powerful presentation and better connect to your audience.

  1. Knowing the math in communication. In communication 7, 38, and 55 are the key numbers to know. This comes from Dr. AlbertMehrabian(Mer-A-B-IAN) research about communication. Dr. Mehrabian discovered that out of communication 7% are words, 38% are voice (tone, speed, volume) and 55% is body language. Whether you believe these figures to be accurate or not, they do represent some very important points, focus your energy on tone and body language and let the words follow.

Powerful Presentations – Tip #3

As a speaker have you ever lost the audience?  Have you been in a situation that you were unable to connect or get the audience on your side? When you look back and reflect on those situations, most of the times we can now see the cues and clues that your audience, whether big or small, were not connecting to you.  Here are 7 points that will help you deliver a powerful presentation and better connect to your audience.

  1. Include the entire audience (100% Inclusion). When asking questions be sure that your questions do not only include part of your audience.  For instance, if you ask “How many of you have read ….” and then be sure to ask “How many of you have NOT read…”.