Presentation Fundamentals: Practice Makes Perfect


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Practice makes perfect

In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell describes the 10,000 hour rule as the time it takes to master a skill. He insists that anyone can be good at something if they are dedicated to learning a skill and work hard to perfect it. Now delivering presentations is a skill you can master if you practice and prepare with passion and attention to detail. Here are some tips. Practice formally and informally. Ask a colleague if they don't mind listening to the general overview of your presentation and giving you some feedback.

Or tell you family about your topic over dinner. Or even leave an opening of your presentation to yourself on a voicemail. Your goal is to practice being conversational while keeping your main points and transitions in order. Do this practice run over lunch or on the phone without using visuals. Train your brain to remember the flow of your points. Even consider developing an image in your mind to help you remember the main points in the right order.

When you feel confident that you have the flow ...

Practice makes perfect
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Practice makes perfect provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Tatiana Kolovou as part of the Presentation Fundamentals

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