Join Tatiana Kolovou for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharpening your skills, part of Presentation Fundamentals.
The way to improve your speaking skills…is to get constant feedback and go back to practice some more.…Here are a few ideas for you,…listed from easiest to more complex.…Leave yourself a voicemail.…If flat intonation is your challenge,…rambling around a topic is your weakness,…using fillers and up talk is what you notice…in your day-to-day conversations,…this recording exercise will help you.…Think of a message you need to send to a colleague.…Practice first by leaving it on your voicemail.…
Listen back for improvement on this weakness…and use this technique until you…or a trusted friend hears the improvement.…Video record yourself.…All smart phones have video cameras these days.…Film yourself as you practice…or during the real-time presentation.…Then, after taking a deep breath,…I know watching yourself on screen may be unnerving,…take the time to analyze it.…In fact, I want you to go far with this exercise.…I want you to watch it 3 times.…
The first time, with notepad in hand, turn off the audio…and write down all the movements, gestures,…
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- Analyzing your audience
- Strategizing for possible audience reaction
- Building credibility with your audience
- Collecting information
- Organizing content
- Designing slides
- Practicing your presentation
- Holding a Q&A session<br><br>
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