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Presentation skills success is based on following a practical presentation strategy and learning the techniques for delivering superior presentations. This website includes the important presentation fundamentals you need build your presentations. From there you can learn and practise the presentation techniques - because a superior presentation is about technique. To make you an even better presenter we offer you presentation tips, ideas and examples.

Presentations Skills: If you already know how important it is to be a better communicator, presenter or speaker - then this website is the resource for you. This website will show you how to be a better presenter. If you are only looking for a magic presentation pill then this site is not for you. This is a "how to be a better presenter" website. Enjoy, George Torok.

To arrange for presentation skills training Contact your presentation skills expert, George Torok - by phone: 905-335-1997 - email: coach@torok.com


 

 

 

Public Speaking, Presentation or Speech?

 

First Rule of Great Presentations

A great presentation does not just happen. It is planned, rehearsed then delivered with flair. A good presenter is one who learns the skills of presentations - not one who hopes for talent to carry them. Public speaking is a set of skills not a talent. You can be a good presenter if you learn the skills for presentation success. You will be a great speaker if you learn from every presentation you deliver. Great presenters start as poor speakers – then they get better.

 

· Preparing your Presentation

 

 

Your audience is the reason you are there

 

Design your presentation backwards

 

Presentation Structure

Presentation Q&A

 

Presentation Pain and Relief

 

Illustrating your main points

 

Presentation: Telling Stories

Researching your presentation

Test your presentation for relevance

Remembering your speech

The best public speakers do not memorize their presentation. Instead know your topic and the issues. Then make notes for yourself. But don’t read your speech. That is so boring. Instead write key words that remind you of your messages. Write your speech notes on index cards. That is much easier to handle instead of fumbling with a sheet of paper. Develop the skills of working with index cards and keywords.

 

Rehearsing your presentation

 

The fear of public speaking

 

Overcoming presentation anxiety

 

Last minute details before you begin speaking

Get into the room before your audience arrives to check the setup and get the feel of the room. This helps to make it your room. Walk around the room and sit in a few different chairs to take in the feel of your room and how your audience will see you. Check your equipment and put on your busiest slide to check for readability. Drink one or two glasses of warm water to both lubricate your vocal cords and hydrate yourself. Public speaking dehydrates you.

 

Emergency preparation

 

Your confederate

 

Eye Contact

 

Emphasizing key points

Establishing rapport

Read “Establishing Rapport”

 

Stay on time

 

Deliver your speech with credibility

Read “Introducing Your Speaker”

 

Help your audience remember the important parts

Read “Power of the Pause”

 

Look your best

 

Sounding your best

 

Using equipment and technology

Read “Power Tips for Presentations with Computer Projectors”

Read “Tips on Presenting with Overhead Projectors”

 Read “PowerPoint Sins”

 

Ensuring success in your presentation

 

Correcting things that go wrong

 

Handling Q&A

Read “Handling Questions with Authority”

 

Tame the Hecklers

 

Finish Your Presentation Strong

· Post Presentation

 

Review your presentation and grow

 

Leverage your presentation

 

Your next presentation

 

 

· Presentation Skills Resources for you

Speech Coach for Executives

For individual speech coaching for executives and senior professionals contact the Speech Coach for Executives – George Torok

  

Presentations Skills Training

Arrange presentation skills training for your managers, sales staff and technical experts.

 

 

Toastmasters

Toastmasters International is the largest organization that successful teaches presentation skills.

 


· Final Words of Encouragement for you

 

For more success with your presentations:

Speak well;

Speak effectively;

Speak with confidence;

Speak to make things happen;

Speak imperfectly – and speak again.

 

· Epilogue

 

Presentation Skills Success ongoing…

It never really concludes. To be a better public speaker – you must commit to be an ongoing learner. Communications is a set of skills that can be learned, honed and taught. The ability to communicate is one of the most sought after success skills. As human beings we have a unique ability to communicate with each other. And after thousands of years of trying to communicate we have an incredible knack for miscommunication. We make mistakes when we speak and when we listen. So the brave keep trying to hone that essence of delivering the perfect speech or amazing presentation.

 

Remember you will never deliver the perfect presentation – never!

 

With study and practice you can deliver more effective presentations.

 

As a public speaker you will improve your skills as long as you seek to grow.

 

 

My wish to you…

Presentations Skills trainer George Torok  Best of public speaking success to you

 

  May you continue to develop your presentation skills

 

  Deliver a presentation that has your audience exclaiming,

  “Wow – how do we get some  of that?”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

George Torok

Presentation Skills Specialist

Presentation Skills Trainer

Presentation Skills Coach

 

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George Torok is a writer for Toastmaster magazine on presentation skills

George Torok is a frequent contributor to Toastmaster Magazine. He has presented at more than a dozen conferences for Toastmasters plus two international conventions. Toastmasters is the world's leading organization that teaches presentations skills.

 

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