IE GXMBA Public Speaking Skills manual.pdf

It will help you focus your presentation 5 message

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It will help you focus your presentation 5. MESSAGE That one thing you want your audience to remember one year from now Hammer your message at least five times during your presentation Use the drumroll with words to warn your audience that you are about to say something important, just before you say your message
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Speak & Span, Barrancos 42. 28290 Las Matas, Madrid T: +34916301191, M: +34609234393 8 6. THE BODY OF YOUR PRESENTATION Maximum four points, which support your message Make sure there is an easy-to-follow flow among them: - Modules - Time flow - Problem solution / Cons Pros - Comparison / contrast - Point / Reason why / Example / Point - Spatial, etc. 7. THE OPENING An attractive opening has three parts: 1. Grab them: - Ask a question - Use a striking fact - Tell a story - Use a quote - Show a video - Use a prop, etc. 2. Mention the subject of the presentation 3. Tell them what’s in your presentation for them 8. THE CLOSING The closing is a mirror image of the opening: 1. Summarize your key points 2. Remind them what was in your presentation for them 3. Grab them again
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Speak & Span, Barrancos 42. 28290 Las Matas, Madrid T: +34916301191, M: +34609234393 9 9. ADD IN SPICES Every five minutes, do something that keeps their attention high, illustrating the point you are covering or the message: - Stories - Anecdotes - Examples - Localize - Make fun of yourself - Humor (only if you are funny) - Demonstrations - Name dropping - Show objects - Talk about something you have in common with the audience - Audience participation
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Speak & Span, Barrancos 42. 28290 Las Matas, Madrid T: +34916301191, M: +34609234393 10 STYLE: ENTHUSIASM!
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