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How to give a successful presentation.

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  1. 1. Giving a Powerful Presentation Deirdre Spit
  2. 2. Research <ul><li>Make sure you research the topic on which you are presenting. </li></ul><ul><li>People can tell when someone is unprepared or hasn’t done enough research </li></ul>
  3. 3. Design <ul><li>Make your presentation design simple and easy to read. Include pictures where necessary but don’t include irrelevant pictures or information. </li></ul><ul><li>For Powerpoint Templates: Click Here! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Timing <ul><li>Don’t get nervous and try to rush through your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Pace yourself so your presentation lasts a decent amount of time without being long and boring or too quick that the listeners end up confused. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reach Your Listeners <ul><li>Talk to your listeners while you are presenting, if they think you are talking to them they are more likely to absorb and understand what you are saying. </li></ul><ul><li>EYE CONTACT </li></ul>
  6. 6. Understand <ul><li>Understand what you are talking about. People can tell if you are just ‘reading a script’ rather than understanding what you are talking about. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Answer Questions <ul><li>Answer any questions the audience may have to end your presentation with your listeners feeling satisfied they have attained all the information they came for. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Interact <ul><li>If you get the chance, meet your audience after your presentation. Making personal relationships with people often help to continue and improve the professional relationships. </li></ul>