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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Engage audience with questions

Engage Your Audience with Three Types of Questions

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Questions are much more engaging than statements. Use questions throughout your presentation to keep your audience interested. Sprinkle these three types of questions within your presentation to make it feel more like a conversation instead of a lecture. Use all three types of questions and you’ll keep your audience actively engaged during your presentation.

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use rhetorical questions in your presentation

Use Rhetorical Questions in Your Presentation

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

Use rhetorical questions during your presentation to better engage your audience. This technique is simple and powerful. It’s surprising that more speakers don’t make better use of this technique.

This works especially well, when delivering detailed technical information. That means this is an effective technique for engineers, scientists, economists, IT experts, and other technical specialists.

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