How to deliver a top quality business presentation
How to Deliver a Top
By Simon Maselli
Would you like to improve the quality of your Business
Do you have someone that you would like to model to achieve
excellence and success in delivering business presentations?
If you answered yes to these questions then this exercise is for
This exercise allows you to create useful states
by visualising excellence in the spirit of Milton
Eriksons famous quote
“You can pretend anything and master it.”
Think of the business presentation that
you are required to give. Allow yourself to
feel nervous or scared about this business
presentation, it will assist in forming the
Choose a person who you feel is an excellent
presenter. It may be another colleague, a
mentor or perhaps someone you watched on
TV. You need to know enough about them to
know how they would relate to you.
Express the beliefs that you believe are
limiting your business presentation skills.
State this is real terms out loud to yourself.
Try beginning the phrase such as, “I am
scared by…..”, or “I don’t know how to…..”.
Imagine that you are interacting
with your mentor and that you are
explaining the situation as well as
your limiting beliefs.
Imagine encouragement from your mentor.
Picture him or her giving you
encouragement stated in the positive and
encouraging you to become a better
Imagine yourself and your mentor acting as if the
outcomes stated where coming true. Imagine that
you have successfully resolved all the issues you had
with giving presentations and you are able to deliver
our presentations with full confidence. Understand
how you will be thinking or acting differently
Handle any leftover issues related to
giving your business presentation.
Repeat from Step #2 to deal with
Go ahead and deliver your business
presentation. Notice the changes in
your behaviour and delivery.
This exercise is best completed for small parts
of your overall presentation. Perhaps to deal
with your body language or helping your voice
sound more confident. You can repeat the
exercise for as many parts of your Business
Presentation that you feel may benefit from this.
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