5 Essential Presentation Skills Tips No-one Ever Tells You

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5 highly practical tips to help make you a more confident, dynamic and authentic presenter. At Edison Red we specialise in presenting, storytelling and design. www.edisonred.com

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5 Essential Presentation Skills Tips No-one Ever Tells You

  1. Presentation Tips no-one ever tells you ESSENTIAL5
  2. Be present in the moment 1
  3. Focus OUTSIDE of YOURSELF without judgement, see the colour of the room, what people are wearing. ! !
  4. If someone yawns, notice it, do not ASSUME they are BORED…! ! Worrying about YOURSELF will only feed your imagination and fear. click on our logo for the full tip.
  5. Manage confidence 2
  6. Great speakers have high levels of CONFIDENCE. What’s your confidence number between 1 (being low) and 10 (being high)? !
  7. Could you be a higher number when presenting?
  8. Can you raise it by just two digits ? This cognitive process is a quick route to displaying a host of CONFIDENT physical traits. click on our logo for the full tip.
  9. Mark your territory 3
  10. An unfamiliar arena can restrict your movement. !
  11. Being at ease with the presentation environment will enable you to move around it effortlessly, gaining OWNERSHIP over your territory. Familiarity with your area will always give you an edge. click on our logo for the full tip.
  12. Use elephant pauses 4
  13. Elephant pauses are big silences -   ! they don’t rush a presenter and they can vary in size and weight. !
  14. ! ! Pauses will… ! CREATE GRAVITAS - BUILD DRAMA ADD PRESSURE - GIVE A QUESTION RESPECT GIVE TIME TO THINK - ALLOW COMIC TIMING ! ! ! ! click on our logo for the full tip.
  15. Disclosure 5
  16. Self-disclosure can shift the dynamics of a presentation. ! Real life stories can help illustrate the message. !
  17. Self-disclosure is reciprocal, and positive self-disclosure increases likeability and trust. ! Ken Robinson’s TEDtalk is a brilliant example. click on our logo for the full tip.
  18. click on our logo for more useful stuff. all images copyright Edison Red 2014

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