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5 Myths on How to be More Eloquent during Presentation


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Delivery will need just as much attention as your PowerPoint and content. Here are some of the common myths on how to be more eloquent when presenting and how to correct these.
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5 Myths on How to be More Eloquent during Presentation

  1. 1. ELOQUENCE IS USING JARGON Speaking in jargon only makes you appear less truthful and more pretentious 7% of how others think about us is based on the words we use THE MORE YOU TALK, THE MORE ELOQUENT YOU SOUND Effective communica- tion is a two-way process. It includes active listening Listening is undervalued. Of the 450 WPM we listen to, only an average of 17-25% is retained 17-25% ELOQUENCE IS ALL ABOUT VERBAL COMMUNICATION Nonverbal communica- tion (tone, gestures, timing and mannerisms) is equally vital of people's judgements of others are based on non-verbal input 93%93% No one was instantly born with a gifted vocabulary ELOQUENCE IS BORN, NOT MADE Malcolm Gladwell- “it takes 10,000 hours of practice to master a field”. That’s about 40 hours per week over 5 years 10.000 HOURS SPEAKING FASTER MAKES YOU MORE ELOQUENT Talking too fast makes people see through your nervousness A speed of about 3.5 words per second is ideal, as a study has found3.5WPS ON HOW TO BE MORE ELOQUENT DURING PRESENTATION MYTHS5 A GIFOGRAPHIC BY A GIFOGRAPHIC BY @24Slides Visit us at SOURCES: