Are your presentations awe-inspiring or yawn-inspiring?
Do you remember when Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone on January 9th 2007? It was the most captivating product launches in history.
It was Steve’s unique presentation style of transforming a typical dull, technical slide-show into a theatrical event complete with heroes, villains, a supporting cast and a
Even if you are not the star of a highly anticipated product launch, or a best-selling author or an entrepreneur, chances are you are going to be standing in front of an audience at some point in your career.
Here are some lessons from the world’s most captivating presenters and communication experts:
Start with a clear message.
Begin on paper, not PowerPoint.
Think of your presentation as a story.
Tell your story in three acts.
It’s not always about being unique
You don’t need to memorize word-for-word.
Speak from the heart.
Use compelling imagery as a component in your speech.
Ditch the bullet points.
Spend time rehearsing
Use plain English
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