5 Powerful Hacks to Immediately Improve Your Presentations at Ririan Project
I don’t give presentations a lot, but these handy tips, via LifeHacker, were extremely useful. Things like remembering to pause, slowing down and taking a breath if you get tripped up, and rephrasing questions to buy yourself some time are all handy gems, but I really like this one:
When you get a chance to practice your presentation, notice points where you trip up. These are usually the same points you will have trouble with when presenting. Write out those few sentences word for word before presenting. The easy parts of your speech will continue to flow and you can be thoroughly prepared to handle the harder parts.
I attended a meeting of the local Toastmasters group awhile back, and haven’t been able to fit them into my schedule. Stuff like this makes me want to try to make time.