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5 Quick Tips to Avoid Rambling When Presenting


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When you are presenting, it is important to speak clearly, confidently and succinctly. Presentation skills coach and professional speaker Gilda Bonanno provides 5 quick tips to keep you from rambling on and on during your presentation.
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5 Quick Tips to Avoid Rambling When Presenting

  1. 1. 5 Quick Tips to Avoid Rambling When Presenting by Gilda Bonanno Presentation Skills Coach & Professional Speaker
  2. 2. When presenting, your goal is to be Clear Focused Succinct
  3. 3. Rambling is…
  4. 4. How can you avoid rambling when presenting?
  5. 5. Write it out or draw it
  6. 6. Short sentence = Complete thought Short sentence = Less likely to use filler words like “um” + “ah”
  7. 7. Don’t get lost in your thoughts Stay in the moment - observe audience reactions Listen to what you are actually saying
  8. 8. Finish the sentence (a complete thought) + then pause: So the audience can absorb what you’ve said To give yourself a chance to breathe + think about what comes next For dramatic effect
  9. 9. Practice the transition to the next thought so you don't get lost
  10. 10. Follow these strategies to give a FOCUSED, CLEAR presentation & avoid RAMBLING
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