How to close your presentation

How to Close Your Speech or Presentation

George Torok Communication skills, Insights, Presentation Tips, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Your close although short is a significant part of your speech. Be clear on the purpose of your speech and be clear on how your close supports that purpose. Your last words might be remembered the most. No matter how badly you think your presentation went always end it looking and sounding confidently.

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Powerpoint mistakes

Three Most Common Mistakes with a PowerPoint Presentation

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You’ve probably endured too many painful presentations – most of them dominated by PowerPoint slides. Have you wondered why so many presenters still deliver painful PowerPoint presentations?

Why are the presenters reading the slides to you? Do they believe you can’t read? Why did they put so much text on the slide? Why is the slide so cluttered and confusing? Why are presenters ignoring the audience experience?

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Don't end your presentation with thank you

“Thank You” is a poor way to end your presentation

George Torok Communication skills, Presentation Tips, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Don’t end your presentation with the words, “Thank you”.
You might be thinking, “What’s wrong ending your presentation with ‘Thank you’?’ That’s just being polite, right?

Let’s address the first three questions.

What’s wrong ending on ‘thank you’?
What’s a better ending?
Is it polite?

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Why do Zoom presentation suck

Why do Zoom presentations suck and what to do about that?

George Torok Communication skills, Insights, Presentation Tips, Virtual presentation, Zoom Meetings Leave a Comment

It’s not your imagination. Zoom or virtual presentations do suck both figuratively and literally. They sap energy and magnify flaws. Presenting online is challenging. What might you do to improve? Understand the challenges, adapt your presentation delivery, and enhance your skills.

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