Voltaire said that "Perfection is the enemy of the good." This is true when it comes to presentations and probably the biggest obstacle.
More than anything, your audience wants to connect with you as a person. To accomplish this:
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Great presentations are rare. Presenters often fail to make an impact, not because of what they're presenting but because of how they're delivering it.
An excellent presentation is about how well you engage your audience. It consists of three specific qualities.
Address these two key questions:
To deliver a presentation that will engage your audience, you need to balance structure (preparation) and improvisation (flexibility).
Most of us have switched to working primarily online since March, and the initial excitement of virtual happy hours is long gone.
When having a video conference, keep in mind that you are talking to a group of individuals who are sitting at home alone at their computers. They have every temptation and opportunity to multitask.
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 analysis and will almost never be filled with fluff.
Cons: an audience that doesn’t want analytics and searches emotional connection will lose interest quickly.