A fact that is often forgotten when putting together fantastic slides that will “wow” your audience — YOU are your presentation, not the slides. You can include all the cool animation, images, and graphs you like, but your slides will not persuade your service, only you will.
3 Basic Presentation Mistakes
Data from thousands of business presentation skills training participants highlights the most common mistakes by inexperienced presenters. Too many presenters get so wound up in the slides that they have spent so much time creating that they commit a form of slide “suicide” by these three basic mistakes:
4 Ways to Improve Your next Presentation
Yet, slides can enhance your presentation when used correctly and to illustrate critical themes. Sales presentation training experts have put together these four hard and fast rules to follow so that you appear professional and that you strengthen, rather than weaken, your message:
The Bottom Line
Great presenters do not rely on their slides. They focus on connecting with their audience to make their desired impression and impact. While your presentation slides must be good, remember that YOU are your presentation, not the slides.
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