Join Laura Bergells for an in-depth discussion in this video Generating ideas for your presentation, part of Public Speaking Fundamentals.
Think of your brain as a computer. Like a computer, your brain stores and analyzes data.…However, your brain is much better at analyzing data than it is at…accurately storing it.…Your ideas for talks are your data, and you need a place outside your brain…to keep these ideas.…Some of the best places to collect your ideas are low-tech.…For example, I carry around an idea notebook.…I jot down ideas, articles, and stories on a daily basis.…I also keep super sticky notes in my car and purse at all times.…
The stickies can also come in handy for storyboarding ideas, which we'll talk…about in another video.…I also use higher-tech approaches to idea collection.…For example, when I know I'm going to craft a speech, I instantly create a cloud-…based word processing file with the title of my presentation.…This does two things. First it activates my creative brain to start looking for…ideas that might relate to the topic.…Second, every time I encounter an idea that relates to the topic, I enter it into the file.…
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- Identifying your audience
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- Introducing an agenda
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- Developing great body language
- Understanding room dynamics
- Handling questions and answers
- Getting feedback<br><br>
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