Top Ten Presentation Tips for Presenting Your Key Points

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Top Ten Tips to deliver your main message by emphasizing your key words during your business presentations. Presentation Tips from presentation coach, George Torok. All rights reserved.
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Top Ten Presentation Tips for Presenting Your Key Points

  1. 1. Top Ten Tips to Present Your Message with Lasting Impact Presentation Tips from George Torok Presentation Coach & Trainer www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com
  2. 2. Another presentation?
  3. 3. Hello? <ul><li>Can you hear me now? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hello? <ul><li>No one listens to </li></ul><ul><li>every word you say. </li></ul>
  5. 5. It’s not enough <ul><li>To prepare your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>To show up </li></ul><ul><li>To deliver your presentation </li></ul>
  6. 6. It’s not enough <ul><li>Your audience doesn’t need to and </li></ul><ul><li>Often doesn’t want to listen to you. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s your responsibility to convince </li></ul><ul><li>them to listen to and remember your </li></ul><ul><li>key points. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What can you do to get your audience to listen to (and remember) your important words? First…
  8. 8. Know your message and identify your key words that support that
  9. 9. Use these 10 tips to emphasize those key words when you deliver your presentation.
  10. 10. 1. Announce, &quot;This is important.&quot; <ul><li>… then deliver the important message. </li></ul>!
  11. 11. <ul><li>Teachers grab attention by saying, </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;This will be on the exam.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>You could state, </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;This is a million dollar tip.&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 12. 2. Pause, just before, and after <ul><li>… you say the important point. This is similar to placing quotation marks around the important line. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 2. Pause, just before, and after <ul><li>Notice the effect of the pause at an </li></ul><ul><li>Awards presentation when the MC </li></ul><ul><li>says…. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 2. Pause, just before, and after <ul><li>&quot;May I have the </li></ul><ul><li>envelope please?&quot; </li></ul>
  15. 15. 3. Deepen the tone of your voice <ul><li>… on the key words </li></ul><ul><li>to add oomph </li></ul><ul><li>to those words. </li></ul>
  16. 16. 3. Deepen the tone of your voice <ul><li>Practice this, &quot;And in conclusion,&quot; (deepen </li></ul><ul><li>Your voice) &quot;I am the best one for the job.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Just for fun, when you are alone, try it in a </li></ul><ul><li>Higher pitched voice and notice the </li></ul><ul><li>difference. </li></ul><ul><li>Think James Earl Jones. </li></ul>
  17. 17. 4. Make them laugh just before <ul><li>… then get serious and </li></ul><ul><li>deliver the important </li></ul><ul><li>message. </li></ul>
  18. 18. 4. Make them laugh just before <ul><li>This is a good attention getter and </li></ul><ul><li>especially helpful when you want to </li></ul><ul><li>introduce a new idea. </li></ul><ul><li>When your listeners laugh they open </li></ul><ul><li>their minds and are more willing to </li></ul><ul><li>accept new information. </li></ul>
  19. 19. 5. Move just before you speak - then stand still <ul><li>… while delivering </li></ul><ul><li>the important </li></ul><ul><li>message . </li></ul>
  20. 20. 5. Move just before you speak - then stand still <ul><li>This is especially effective if you pace </li></ul><ul><li>or move a lot when you speak. </li></ul><ul><li>Stand still while you deliver the </li></ul><ul><li>important words because your </li></ul><ul><li>audience can’t listen well to your words </li></ul><ul><li>if they are busy watching you move. </li></ul>
  21. 21. 6. Look your audience in the eye <ul><li>… while delivering your important message. </li></ul>
  22. 22. 6. Look your audience in the eye <ul><li>Never read the important message. If you </li></ul><ul><li>have to read it - then it looks like you don't </li></ul><ul><li>really know your message or believe it. </li></ul><ul><li>Know your message, rehearse it and deliver </li></ul><ul><li>it directly to your audience. </li></ul>
  23. 23. 7. Smile <ul><li>before, during or after your key </li></ul><ul><li>message. </li></ul>
  24. 24. 7. Smile. <ul><li>Your audience will believe you more when </li></ul><ul><li>you smile during your presentation. They </li></ul><ul><li>listen with their eyes and ears. Be friendly </li></ul><ul><li>to the eyes and the ears of your audience. If </li></ul><ul><li>they don’t like what they see – they won’t </li></ul><ul><li>listen. </li></ul>
  25. 25. 8. Tell a story <ul><li>… of how this </li></ul><ul><li>lesson was </li></ul><ul><li>learned or </li></ul><ul><li>applied. </li></ul>
  26. 26. 8. Tell a story <ul><li>The earliest presentations were stories told </li></ul><ul><li>by our cave-dwelling ancestors. The story </li></ul><ul><li>lessons were remembered. If only more </li></ul><ul><li>teachers and professors of today </li></ul><ul><li>remembered the wisdom of our ancestors. </li></ul><ul><li>Folks love stories. They hate lectures. Just </li></ul><ul><li>ask your kids. </li></ul>
  27. 27. 9. Repeat your main message three times <ul><li>… during your presentation. </li></ul>
  28. 28. 9. Repeat your main message three times <ul><li>If you want it remembered - repeat it </li></ul><ul><li>and repeat it again. </li></ul><ul><li>The first time they weren’t listening. </li></ul><ul><li>The second time they caught part of it </li></ul><ul><li>and the third time they might hear it </li></ul><ul><li>and remember it. </li></ul>
  29. 29. 10. Reinforce your key message with images. <ul><li>Your listeners </li></ul><ul><li>retain images </li></ul><ul><li>better than </li></ul><ul><li>words. </li></ul>
  30. 30. 10. Reinforce your key message with images. <ul><li>Attach your presentation messages to </li></ul><ul><li>images using word pictures, visuals, </li></ul><ul><li>props and body language. </li></ul><ul><li>PS: Words on the screen is not a visual. </li></ul>
  31. 31. 10 Tips to Present Your Message With Lasting Impact
  32. 32. Presentation Resources <ul><li>Twitter.com/PresentationsGo </li></ul><ul><li>FaceBook.com/PresentationSkillsClub </li></ul><ul><li>Free Presentation Skills Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Private Speech Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Skills Training </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Skills Public Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Free Audio Class </li></ul>
  33. 33. George Torok <ul><li>George Torok is the Speech Coach for Executives. </li></ul><ul><li>He helps business leaders deliver million dollar </li></ul><ul><li>presentations. </li></ul><ul><li>He is available for presentation skills coaching, </li></ul><ul><li>group training and keynote speaking. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact George Torok at </li></ul><ul><li>905-335-1997 [email_address] www.Torok.com </li></ul>

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