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Preparation - Your Audience
Fear of the unknown is one of our greatest anxieties, so doing some preparation on who your audience are will help you to understand how to deliver your presentation and will also reduce your nerves...
It's All in the Eyes
If you find maintaining eye contact difficult, Paul shows you a simple way to make it feel far more comfortable...
Think Like A Reporter
Great presentations are about getting your message across. To do so you need to be prepared, and to know your audience...
It's All in the Eyes II
When presenting to an audience, our number one tool is eye contact. This serves us too, because the more we take the attention off ourselves and onto the audience, the more effectively we will communicate with them...
The Audience Profile
A vital question to ask yourself when preparing any presentation is: what does the audience want from me?...
Preparation - Getting Started
Providing enough time to create and practice a presentation will be the key to your success...
Preparation - Slides
A successful presentation is one in which the audience are focused on the message. Both delivery and slides need to complement each other...
Preparation - The Room
If the audience isn’t comfortable and the right equipment is missing, the presenter may well be distracted by the lack of preparation - and focus will bleed away from the presentation....
People who appear relaxed, appear confident and we feel uncomfortable and get distracted watching nervous presenters. Audiences actually listen more attentively to confident people...
Planning Away the Nerves
If you ever get nervous thinking about making a presentation, Julia explains how you can use those nerves to reframe your thoughts...
The Internal Dialogue
When thinking about presenting you may notice that your internal dialogue isn't always as supportive as you'd like it to be...
Using the Body to Relax the Mind
Most people think that the brain tells the body what to do. In fact, it's the other way round...
Breathing Away The Nerves
Nerves are a natural part of presenting. Here Jennifer explains a relaxation technique to quiet the nerves and adrenaline...
There are two areas to focus on to help you physically relax, posture and breathing...
Here are a number of quick exercises from Paul that can be done anywhere, just before you do a presentation, to help release tension from different parts of your body...
Good posture is important to our health but why and what else does it give us? Paul explains...
Energy Through Posture
Good posture helps us to feel more confident and is vital for maintaining energy. It's also really helpful when we're feeling tired, as Paul explains...
The Economy of Movement
Although moving around when presenting is fine, a lot of our clients move around too much, and this can make them look nervous, as Tom explains...
First impressions count, so it's important to make a positive impact and create strong rapport in the first few seconds...
What Should You Wear?
Some excellent tips on how to dress when presenting...
Body language directly affects your relationship with the audience...
The question our trainers are often asked is, 'what do I do with my hands?' In this video you will learn a simple fix...
Observe and Learn
Clear, open body language is an essential part of communicating effectively. Jennifer invites you to observe yourself and others to improve your own body language...
Rapport is not something you do to someone, it's something you have with someone. Rapport is important because it breeds reciprocal behaviour and whoever you have it with will want you to succeed...
Tips for Building Rapport
Building rapport before a presentation can feel a little awkward, but it's crucial for both you, and the audience...
Here are some day to day actions that you can undertake to support your learning from Part 1 of this course.
- How to prepare a presentation
- How to prepare your mind
- How to prepare your posture and body
- How to add clarity and tonal variation
Foundation Presentation Skills – Part 1
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