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Final 3 NLP Techniques to Improve your next Presentation - YouncK

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Use these 3 simple, actionable and repeatable NLP techniques to improve your next presentation or next public speaking event. 3 Concrete techniques to start using immediately.
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Final 3 NLP Techniques to Improve your next Presentation - YouncK

  1. 1. Part 3/3 Adjusted for SlideShare Final 3 NLP Techniques to Improve your next Presentation! Simple Actionable Repeatable
  2. 2. The # 1 Predictor for success in business and upward potential 'How much you enjoy public speaking and how effective you are at it' - Study Stanford University & AT&T -
  3. 3. 1. Optimize the Visual Aspect
  4. 4. 1. Optimize the Visual Aspect Minimal eye movement  You stand on the left of your visuals  Pictures show on the left or full screen  No funny slide transitions None or Swipe from right to left like reading a book
  5. 5. 1. Optimize the Visual Aspect What attracts visual attention Color (Font) Size Contrast Movement  Use it to support your message  Not as a playground  Be consistent Contrast Contrast Contrast Contrast Size Contrast Contrast Contrast Contrast Color Contrast Contrast Contrast Contrast
  6. 6. 1. Optimize the Visual Aspect - Smile “A smile is the shortest distance between 2 people” – Victor Burge –  Your eyes can’t fake a smile  Only smile when sincere  Do smile - shows confidence, builds rapport and lowers stress i.a.
  7. 7. Mehrabian myth: Your words 7% Your tone of voice 38% Your body language 55% This research from 1967 based on how 1 word was delivered has no statistical relevance nor anything to do with delivering presentations. Fundamentally it is BS. More about this 2. Use your Voice
  8. 8. However bodylanguage and the use of your voice are important to improve your next presentation Use  Speed  Volume  Tone for auditory learners. They like: rhythm,rhyme and melody 2. Use your Voice
  9. 9. Use your voice or loose their attention! Their brains will fall asleep from your monotone (aka boring) sound That’s why babies can sleep in cars, people in trains, in front of the tv and even in bumpy >90dB. speedboats. Keep changing your speed, volume and tone if you don’t want to sound boring! 2. Use your Voice
  10. 10. 3. Dealing with Nerves
  11. 11. 3. Dealing with Nerves - Prepare Be prepared and know:  your content and presentation inside out  your audience  your equipement and the stage characteristics Most important: Memorize your Opening, Transitions and your Closing
  12. 12. In front of a mirror  Out Loud!  Until your brain is telling you it’s enough  You can look at your body language 3. Dealing with Nerves - and Practice, Practice, Practice
  13. 13. Mark the time at specific points  You need to know when you need to be where in your presentation  If there is time for more questions during your presentation  You can speed up or slow down your pace 3. Dealing with Nerves - and Practice, Practice, Practice
  14. 14. “Practice makes Perfect” - Bobby Robson - 3. Dealing with Nerves - and Practice, Practice, Practice Permanent!
  15. 15. 3. Dealing with Nerves Have positive thoughts to get positive results “No olympic champion ever was thinking to go for 4th place” Drink water and keep breathing  When inhaling you can’t say “ehhhh”  You need oxygen. Don’t forget to pause after exhaling  You need air to start your next sentence with power Stand still so you don’t appear nervous (especially the first 2 min.)
  16. 16. Take Action Now! Now YOU can take 3 actions: 1. Adjust your next presentation  Your visuals/content/messages  Your skills (e.g. opening – bodylanguage – closing)  Your audience management 2. Let’s connect on Linkedin. Your invite & feedback are welcome 3. You are welcome to invite me to deliver your next training/workshop/speech or coaching session
  17. 17. Part 3/3 YouncK Improve your Presentation skills! Maurice Hellemons Email: maurice@younck.com Call: +31(0)6-4618.9163 nl.linkedin.com/in/MauriceHellemons Final 3 NLP Techniques to Improve your next Presentation!
  18. 18. Part 3/3 YouncK Improve your Presentation skills! Maurice Hellemons Email: maurice@younck.com Call: +31(0)6-4618.9163 nl.linkedin.com/in/MauriceHellemons Final 3 NLP Techniques to Improve your next Presentation!

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