Last summer I shared some tips for communicating effectively if you are called upon to give a presentation at work. If you will be doing something similar in the autumn, why not take a look and see how you can up your game.
So far this year I have presented to groups large and small about how to communicate effectively with their target audiences. These sessions have ranged from a large presentation to 70 people at a sector conference to smaller, targeted workshops for teams of 15 people and an information session for 15-17-year-olds on a citizenship scheme.
I really enjoy presenting and get a real buzz from talking to a room of people about the difference improving communication can make to their organisation. Don’t get me wrong, I do get nervous, but once I start speaking about this subject that I love, I’m in the flow.
However, I know that the idea of giving a presentation strikes fear into a lot of people. So I’ve put together some tips for presenting:
On the day
I often provide a communications toolkit for my clients that includes tips like these. The toolkit is a set of resources that they can use to plan and deliver effective communications for their organisation. I am very aware that if you’re not used to planning and delivering communications, it can be daunting to do or even to know where to start.
What are your top tips for presenting with confidence? I’d love to hear what works for you.
If you would like to know more about the toolkit, please get in touch.
Until next time