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Improving Your Presentation Skills: Insights from Attending Two Conferences

Improving Your Presentation Skills: Insights from Attending Two Conferences

Yesterday, I had a unique experience attending two conferences just five minutes apart. One featured a pitch competition, and the other focused on technical presentations. Today, I want to share three key observations from these events that can help improve your presentation skills. 1. Pace Yourself and Speak Clearly:During the technical presentations, I noticed that some speakers spoke too quickly,…

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The Power of the Pause during Presentations

The Power of the Pause during Presentations

Are you guilty of peppering your presentations with filler words? Words like “um,” “you know,” “so,” and “like”? If so, it’s time to address this habit. Using excessive filler words can undermine your message and distract your audience. I’ve experienced firsthand how these words can alienate listeners. Take, for instance, the story of my mother, who tuned out of a…

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Three Key Strategies to Boost Your Presentation Confidence

Three Key Strategies to Boost Your Presentation Confidence

Confidence is a vital ingredient in delivering a successful presentation. Here are 3 essential tips to help you boost your confidence when speaking. 1. Speak about topics you genuinely believe in and have knowledge about It’s challenging to persuade others about something you don’t truly endorse. Reflecting on my own experience, I remember struggling during debates in high school when…

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