BAD: Being at a meeting where people are thinking, “I’ll never get this time back.”
WORSE: Being at a meeting where people are thinking, “I’ll never get this time back.” And you are the presenter!
Your presentation skills are more important to your career than ever before. And those who best communicate their messages, credibility and ideas will advance their careers, while those less skilled will continue to struggle.
Are you going to put up with your heart racing, sweating profusely, and forgetting what you were going to say when it’s time to deliver a presentation?
Are you comfortable with “winging it” and telling yourself you did the best you could, even though you know it’s not the truth?
Are you okay with damaging your credibility?
Some experts suggest that speaking to audiences in a compelling manner increases one’s value in business by as high as 50 percent. And while mastering public speaking skills certainly benefits your career, not having engaging presentation skills can be as equally devastating.
Whether you are an executive, attorney, executive director of a nonprofit, consultant, coach, or are preparing for a TED Talk, having the ability to engage and inspire your audience is often a determining factor on the level of success you enjoy throughout your career.
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