E Declutter EVERYTHING! The goal of your talk is: “The Audience GETS IT!” They don’t have to agree with everything you say, but they do have to understand it. DECLUTTERING the Components, Parts, and Elements of your presentation can help you reach that goal! The Tenets to Follow for DECLUTTERING Are: Clean -
When was Your Presentation last updated?You If it's been awhile - Keep reading! Doing a Presentation Makeover makes sense if: The Information You Want to Convey is Important. It should be Important! Important to the audience and Important to you! If it's not important, Why are you doing it? "The
Text and Bullet Points Do Not reinforce the message! X Have you ever sat through a presentation where the speaker read, word for word, the bullet pointed text that was on the screen? Terrible, wasn't it? Why do speakers do this? If they want to use notes for their presentation, those details should be placed in the
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Interviews are great ways for someone to ask questions other folks, given the opportunity, might have asked. I recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Russ Henneberry, owner of Tiny Business, Mighty Profits, on his Radio Show, Tiny Business, Mighty Profits Radio. Russ is one of the best internet experts around.
If you 'hand out' Handouts as the audience is getting seated, they'll be looking at your brochure, fact sheet, contact information, etc., while you're giving your presentation. This can be as bad as having the door to a noisy kitchen open or the the lights go out as you're demonstrating something. A speech is always