Join Laura Bergells for an in-depth discussion in this video Using props and visual aids, part of Public Speaking Foundations.
How can you effectively use a prop or visual aid in your presentation?…The answer may lie inside this envelope.…I'll reveal its exciting contents at the end of this video.…Until then, if you are going to use props in your presentation, make sure you…have a very good reason to do so.…In general, there are three great reasons why you might want to use a prop.…The number one reason is demonstration.…It's a basic truth:…for most demos, showing is far more effective than telling.…
If you want to have a little fun over lunch, try asking a friend what a xylophone is.…It's almost a sure bet that your friend won't be able to use only his words.…He might start playing an invisible xylophone to help make you understand.…Audiences long to see and even interact with a prop that's being demoed,…even if it's imaginary.…The second reason you might want to use a prop is to provide a concrete metaphor…for an abstract concept.…If you want to talk about marketshare at your company for example, you might…want to show your audience a pie chart.…
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- Identifying your audience
- Developing credibility
- Introducing an agenda
- Exploring five strong opening techniques
- Developing great body language
- Understanding room dynamics
- Handling questions and answers
- Getting feedback<br><br>
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