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Public Speaking Tips on Stop Worrying and Start Presenting

Public Speaking Tips & Presentation Techniques

Do you need to deliver a presentation soon? Are you getting nervous and don’t know where to start?

Stop Worrying and Start Presenting!  
The following video will show you some useful tips and techniques on how to prepare, what to expect, and dos and don’ts for giving a successful presentation.

Remember a presentation covers four areas:

1. Preparing your message

  • Cover what’s advertised
  • Make it relevant
  • Don’t commercialize
  • Clarify your message
  • Give examples
  • Tell a story
  • Organize your presentation

2. Prepare your visual content

  • One idea per slide
  • Use Images
  • 30pt. text minimum
  • Make graphs big and bold
  • Don’t read your slides
  • Know the length of your presentation, and the format, and leave 10 minutes for questions.

3. Preparing yourself

  • Practice, practice, and practice
  • Rest your voice and hydrate
  • Wear business professional clothing
  • Things to bring
  • Check your lighting, equipment & meet and greet beforehand

4. Delivery tips

  • Be yourself
  • Establish eye contact
  • State your purpose
  • Watch your body language
  • Show enthusiasm
  • Watch the time
  • Have fun

Now get to work and you can give a good presentation. Practice is the key to helping you improve in public speaking.