A good presentation is not about you

 Feb 03, 2017

A good presentation is prepared, organised and, unlike Dilbert's, well-structured. As a presenter, however, this is not where your focus should be.

The fundamental goal of your presentation should be for your audience to leave the presentation changed. Rather than lecturing your audience, conduct an inclusive presentation where the audience is actively engaged. This not only leverages the groups intelligence, but also keeps them focused on your presentation.

The below blog posts include great tips on:

  • How to get your audience to remember your presentation
  • Presenting your information as a story
  • Creating dialogue between yourself and the audience

For more information, take a look at New Horizons’ Effective Presentations and Presentation Mastery training courses.


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 July 29, 2015

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New Horizons is Australia's leading corporate training provider, and has been educating business professionals for over 15 years in the areas of Professional Development, Microsoft Office & Adobe Applications, and IT Technical. Our aim through this blog is to bring you relevant stories, articles, and tips & tricks that can help you to improve your skills and productivity in the workplace. Our expert trainers will also be posting their own articles from time to time, so be sure to keep an eye out.

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