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Powerful Presentations: 3 Quick Tips for Making a Great Speech

Professional speaker and presentation skills expert Gilda Bonanno provides 3 quick tips for making a great speech to any audience.

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Powerful Presentations: 3 Quick Tips for Making a Great Speech

  1. 1. Powerful Presentations:3 Quick Tips for Making a Great Speechby Gilda BonannoPresentation Skills Coach& Professional Speaker
  2. 2. Whetheryou arepresentingon a largestage
  3. 3. Or asmall one
  4. 4. Your goal is to be:EngagingEffectivePowerful
  5. 5. Tip #1 Focus on youraudience
  6. 6. What is your message?Why should the audience care?
  7. 7. Your audience is tuned to stationWIIFM “What’s In It For Me?”
  8. 8. Tip #2 Practice,practice, practice
  9. 9. Sitting at your desk thinking about whatyou’d like to say…is NOT practice
  10. 10. Sitting atyourdeskflippingthroughyourslides…is NOTpractice
  11. 11. Practiceis sayingthewordsoutloud…in asclose tothe realsettingaspossible
  12. 12. Tip #3 If you must useslides, use themwisely
  13. 13. NOT
  14. 14. PowerPointis only a tool
  15. 15. A picture is worth a thousand words…or bullet points of text…
  16. 16. #1: Focus on your audience#2: Practice, practice,practice#3: If you must use slides,use them wisely3 Quick Tips
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