How can we help?
We’ve all been there. We’ve sat through the presentation when the presenter doesn’t know what to say. They waffle, they ramble - or they dry up. We’ve also all say there when in desperation they’ve run their presentation from the screen… using it as a script, with the problem that you can read it faster than they can.
Awful, isn’t it.
If you’re anxious about doing this, don’t panic. We’ll show you
- how to use structure and stories to remember what you’re saying
- techniques for notes and displays to keep you on track and to time
- methods for recovering if you forget what to say next
- tricks and tips for making sure you say what you need to - and only what you need to.
Sound fair enough? And before you ask, yes we use these techniques ourselves. Of course we do - we’re professionals and it would never do for us to be anything other than great.
What do we feel about scripts?
They’re a bad idea. Always. We’ll show you the better alternatives - alternatives that stop your prevention being dry and boring as you just read at your audience.
What about us? Well we use these techniques ourselves for our own training courses. Think about it - we can talk for seven hours without looking like we need a single note, prompt or cue. If we can do that for seven hours, we’ll show you how to do it for your presentations, too.
Something to think about
An observation we’ve made time and time again is that presenters who aren’t (visibly) using notes are trusted more by their audience than people who’re resorting to prompts. Not needing notes makes you look more on top of your game and more like you know your material. Fancy your audience thinking you know what you’re talking about? Yeah, us too.
If you want to know a little more, drop us an email.