Why is the opening of your presentation so important?
When you speak to an audience you have precious few seconds to make a positive first impression. That first impression must entice them to listen and believe you. Mess up your opening and you loose. You might have an important and valuable presentation prepared but if they’re turned off and tuned out at the beginning, everything you’ve prepared was wasted.
The opening to your presentation is critical to your success. You shouldn’t be surprised that poor speakers have poor openings. When you speak, you can recover from many mistakes during your presentations – but a weak opening isn’t one of them. Be sure to start your presentation strong.
What will you learn from this book that will improve the opening of your presentations?
What to say and do to grab the attention of your audience, build rapport and build trust rapidly.
How to write a powerful opening faster.
How to create one of the most engaging openings with a story.
What common mistakes should you avoid?
What is the three-part ADR formula that helps you focus your opening?
What are the five keys that foretell a successful opening?
What are the non-verbal actions you need to employ before you speak?
What magic words and phrases can you use to have them with your first words?
Follow the guidelines, use the tips, examine the examples and play with the templates offered to write, prepare and deliver your opening with pizzazz.
About The Author
George Torok was a shy and introverted student who learned how to present. He wasn’t a natural. That’s why he simplifies and explains clearly how to become a better speaker.
As The Speech Coach for Executives, he coaches executives, entrepreneurs and leaders to deliver million-dollar presentations.
Through his training program, Superior Presentations, his company trains managers, professionals and sales teams to deliver Superior Presentations… because inferior never wins.
George Torok has delivered over 1,500 professional presentations. He has coached and worked with hundreds of executives. He has written over 500 articles and 2,000 blog posts. As the host of the weekly radio show, Business In Motion, he interviewed over 600 entrepreneurs, executives and experts.
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