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Stop Ending Your Speeches With 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Invite And Engage

Instead of a quick escape by flashing an 'Any questions?' slide, invite clarifications and feedback, actively engaging the audience with the points discussed.

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Stop Ending Your Speeches With 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Stop Ending Your Speeches With 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

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Key Ideas

Recap And Reinforce

Recap or summarize your content for your audience, reviewing and reinforcing your key points.

People in the audience generally have short attention spans and this will help drive in your key points to them.

Have The Last Word

Share your conclusion at the end, reinforcing the key message of your presentation.

Lasting Last Impressions

Close the presentation in a meaningful and memorable way, making sure you prepare and practice it. It may be a powerful quotation or even a short story, but it should linger in the minds of the audience.

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  1. Attention-Getting Introduction - Use something that will quickly grab your audience. A quote, story, question, or statistic
  2. Preview - Tell your listeners what's coming in your speech.
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  5. Q&A -This is to help you deal with anything that comes up from your audience and be able to conclude on your own terms.
  6. Closer - End with a stirring statement that's memorable
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The Data Scientist uses data, analytics, facts, and figures to make his point and persuade the audience. 

Pros: This presentation style delivers data, information and analy...

The Storyteller presentation style

The Storyteller can tap emotions and weave a persuasive narrative.

An audience may not remember every single data point or statistic, but they will remember a great story or emotional connection.

Pros: Focused on making an emotional connection with the audience.

Cons: Not suitable for audiences that just want a factual answer to a simple question.

The Closer presentation style

The Closer jumps into a presentation, cuts right to the chase, delivers the bottom line and skips all the boring stuff.

It sees the end goal and goes right for it. 

Pros: reduces a presentation to its esssence.

Cons: may be perceived as too harsh or abrupt.

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