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AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF presentation DELIVERY TIPS
BEFORE THE TALK BEFORE YOU EVER practice ARRIVE AT THE VENUE your talk PRACTICE THE ELEMENTS OF STRESS, PITCH, AND SPEED.
STRESS PRACTICE SAYING THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES ALOUD STRESSING THE bold and italicized WORDS
VARYING THE PITCH IN convey meaning AS WELL For example, say the following sentence:
IN A HIGHPITCHED VOICE “come here” SOUNDS LIKE A COMMAND OR EVEN A THREAT IN A LOWPITCHED VOICE request IT SOUNDS LIKE A
SAY, two million dollars very fast as if that, were a trivial sum of money THEN SAY, twoooooo millllionnn doooollllaaaarrrsss extending every syllable to the maximum
MAKE YOUR SPEECH interesting plan to make it the most interesting speech your audience has ever heard
FEEL genuine sincere appreciation for the opportunity to address your listeners
eye contact practice using it
PRACTICE YOUR movements Your movements should be dictated by the content of your material, not just by your desire to take a stroll
THE CURE FOR STAGE FRIGHT step one Remind yourself that you prepared as well as you can. Tell yourself that the hard part is over. step two performance during your performance. There will be time to evaluate later. Just stay in the moment
step three Remind yourself not to let the reaction of anyone in the audience influence your performance. step four Just as your talk is about to begin, think about one aspect of your performance that is your top priority.
BE AWARE OF YOUR body language You yourself are the most powerful visual aid of all, so use motion and gesture for maximum effect.
pause YOUR OPENING, BRIEFLY BEFORE GOING ON ready to go forward
KEEP control No-one will to question your authority when you have the floor, provided you
CLEARLY COMMUNICATE THE information or message OF YOUR TALK TELL stories or anecdotes ABOUT PEOPLE OTHER THAN YOURSELF
USE THE USE THE fewest simplest OF WORDS WORDS POSSIBLE NUMBER POSSIBLE
whenever you have an opportunity, USE PROPS OF ONE KIND OR ANOTHER ums uhs WATCH YOUR AND