Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharing your message, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
We take speaking for granted, but when presenting to an audience and trying…to persuade them, we need to revisit the very core of what we've been doing…since we were a toddler.…Here we'll focus on three different techniques that you can easily employ to…improve your public speaking:…Connecting, Pausing, and Articulating.…Let's start with making a connection.…Most of our presentations have an emotional angle somewhere, whether you're…selling a product or trying to improve your classes' math scores, emotion is in there.…Find it and turn it into a story.…If you're selling a product, tell them how it has helped you or a client.…
And I just don't mean with facts and numbers; use your emotions and make a connection.…For example: This safety program is important to me because our lives are on the line.…I have a family to get back home to everyday and I know you do too.…I've made a promise to them to make this workplace as safe as possible and we…owe it to them to follow these proven safety procedures to the letter.…
- Adding whitespace
- Applying transitions
- Using photographs, colors, and fonts
- Incorporating diagrams and SmartArt
- Customizing layouts and templates
- Animating bullets, photos, and other objects
- Inserting music and audio
- Utilizing speaker's notes and the Presenter view
- Creating handouts
- Planning the program
- Dealing with distractions
- Setting up and tearing down
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Where can I learn more about communication skills?
A: Discover more on this topic by visiting communication skills on lynda.com.
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