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Lasting Last Impressions

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

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.

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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Answering Harsh Questions

  • Acknowledge the reason behind the emotion. Do not defend yourself. Give an objective answer.
  • Be confused to buy time for both of you. If someone is swayed by emotions when asking, ask to repeat the question.
  • Offer the questione...

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1. Prepare on your:

  • Kind of speech - What is this speech for?
  • Audience - Who are they and what are their interests?
  • Impact - What do I want my audience to feel?
  • Point of View - What are my perspectives on this topic?

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Observe, Accept, and Reframe

Recognizing and accepting the fact you're being nervous before an important presentation will help you more than trying to fight those anxious feelings. Resistance creates even more angst.

Once you do this, you can slowly shift perspective and try to reframe the situation in a way that favo...

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