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5 Things to Avoid Before a
Presentation
Think On Your Feet™
5 Things to avoid before a presentation
A presentation is only as good as
the presenter delivering it.
Tip 1: Don’t pull an all-nighter
the night before
• Sleep is essential for memory formation
• Sleep relaxes your body and ...
Tip 2: Avoid heavy meals on the day
• Carb and fat heavy meals make you lethargic
• Avoid sugars and spices as they might ...
Tip 3: Avoid making last-minute changes
• Last minute changes cause confusion and
nervousness
• Good presenters are well p...
Tip 4: Avoid alcohol and other diuretics
• Avoid alcohol altogether as even a small
amount can impair your cognitive abili...
Tip 5: Don’t smoke before taking the stage
• A single cigarette can cause a sore throat,
hoarseness & make you frequently ...
Learn to give your delivery
the spit and polish it deserves
with our 2-day workshop
Think On Your Feet™
Think On Your Feet™
Get in touch …
Visit: www.holstgroup.co.uk
Email: info@holstgroup.co.uk
Call: 0845 456 4000
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A presentation is only as good as its presenter. Many a times a presentation goes awry not because the presenter was ill prepared or nervous, but because of some bad decisions made right before the presentation.

Here are 5 tips to consider before taking the stage

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5 Things To Avoid Before a Presentation #thinkonyourfeet

  1. 1. 5 Things to Avoid Before a Presentation Think On Your Feet™
  2. 2. 5 Things to avoid before a presentation A presentation is only as good as the presenter delivering it.
  3. 3. Tip 1: Don’t pull an all-nighter the night before • Sleep is essential for memory formation • Sleep relaxes your body and mind leaving you are bright and fresh • Lack of sleep makes you fatigued & prone to mistakes.
  4. 4. Tip 2: Avoid heavy meals on the day • Carb and fat heavy meals make you lethargic • Avoid sugars and spices as they might make you uncomfortable while you’re presenting
  5. 5. Tip 3: Avoid making last-minute changes • Last minute changes cause confusion and nervousness • Good presenters are well prepared and well- rehearsed
  6. 6. Tip 4: Avoid alcohol and other diuretics • Avoid alcohol altogether as even a small amount can impair your cognitive abilities • Avoid diuretics containing caffeine which may prompt unnecessary peppiness
  7. 7. Tip 5: Don’t smoke before taking the stage • A single cigarette can cause a sore throat, hoarseness & make you frequently clear your throat • Drink water & relax your vocal cords before going on
  8. 8. Learn to give your delivery the spit and polish it deserves with our 2-day workshop Think On Your Feet™ Think On Your Feet™
  9. 9. Get in touch … Visit: www.holstgroup.co.uk Email: info@holstgroup.co.uk Call: 0845 456 4000

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