We always overlook basic aspects of presentation like how to prepare, how to present, how to practice. And of course, we all know how to speak but still there are a lot of things that we can do to deliver a great presentation. Some points are given below that can help you in giving effective presentation.
Like other factors, such as knowledge, preparation, material, confidence and many more, way of speaking matters a lot. Speaking hastily while giving presentation is a very common thing, numerous people afraid of speaking in front of public or crowd, whenever they need to do so, they start speaking hurriedly to get it over. But, you must know that you are there to provide some information to your audience, thus speaking too fast is a track to failure. Your audience don’t have idea about what you are talking and how can they absorb what you are saying, if you speak very quickly and hastily. Thus it is important to speak correctly during a presentation or public speaking.
Sometimes due to lack of preparation or practice our confidence gets lower down and we don’t address audience by looking at them and speak too slowly. But this is another “No” if you can to give remarkable presentation. You might be thinking that how can we curb this fear. Here are some tips that will help you.
This is the factor which is very common need not to be emphasized here. We all are very familiar with this, what all you need to do is, make the groundwork, collect your material and facts, put these together in sync as it is required to be deliver on final presentation and practice. You can practice in front of mirror, friends or any where you feel comfortable. If you will be well rehearsed you will be more at ease during final presentation. Therefore, you must Practice, Practice and Practice.
2. Set Focus Point:
If possible go through real environment of your presentation beforehand and select a focus point that is directly in front of you, window, wall or anything that can keep your eyes looking forward. And you must make an eye contact to every row.
3. Feel as your audience is heard of hearing:
Yes, it may sound quite silly but it is fact. You know, when you talk to any person who is hard of hearing you speak bit louder so that things become clearer to him, so is the case here. You need to make everything clear to your listeners, thus speak somewhat loudly.
So, speak bit loudly, slowly and clearly, so that people could understand your point or concept and could love to hear your presentation.
If you are preparing a public speaking, sermon, seminar or any other presentation even a PowerPoint talk, then you can take this advice to make better presentations. This is just another advice on giving a good powerpoint presentation.