It's never too late to learn something new.
During the development of our flagship product PodioBox I've took part at not less than 20 pitching contests – for a total of more than 300 startup pitches.
It is very important to check your speaking and non-verbal language skills, but the most common mistakes are being made in the specific presentation slides and in the ways of presenting them to the audience.
Keeping to time during a presentation is one of the most significant ways to show respect to your audience. It is not easy to earn the audience's attention and to keep it from the beginning of your speech to its final words.
Actually, there are no boring topics. There are disinterested audiences. There are poor and indifferent lecturers. There are low-quality presentations and events.
According to various sources, from 74 to 90% of people have symptoms of anxiety before public speaking. Not only amateurs and beginners, but also professionals
5-minute presentation is NOT boring as usual, it is more emotional, impressive and engaging than the long one. You can take all your chances in these 5 minutes.
Spies and superheroes in action movies say that the last words are always the most powerful ones. How to make the last words of your presentation effective and impressive?
This part is usually called "the body", but we like to call it "the heart" of your presentation. This part is a main one - it is a key to your success. How to build it better?
Do you know that 9 of 10 sales managers speak too much? This is a fact. Are you one of them?
It may seem easy – what difficulties, what are you talking about? Just go and start, look good, say something and an audience will be yours from your first words...