Common presentation mistakes
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Mistakes And How You Can Solve Them!
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Killer Mistake # 1:
Facts, Facts, Facts!
Include lots of facts in your presentations.
The more facts you have, the smarter you seem and
the more persuasive you will be.
facts are boring and bland.
If you simply spit out numbers instead of showing your audience how those statistics impact them,
you will drown your audience in sea of numbers.
Killer Mistake # 2:
Always use Powerpoint
When people think of a presentation, the first thing that usually comes to mind
You dont always have to use Powerpoint.
You should use Powerpoint only if you have graphs, charts and pictures to show your audience.
Powerpoint should be an aidnot your entire
Killer Mistake # 3
Using complicated, technical words
Use lots of complicated jargonbecause It makes
you sound smarter.
Truth is using complicated jargon may make you
sound smarter, but it will isolate your audience.
If your audience doesnt understand what youre saying, then your presentation is a
Aim for a conversational style of speaking which explains ideas in the clearest, easiest-
Wrap Up: Killer Presentation Mistakes
Drowning your audience in a sea of numbers
Reduce the stats and spend more time explaining how the statistics are relevant to your audience
Using complicated, difficult vocabulary
Aim for a clear, conversational speaking style
Over-relying on Powerpoint
Use Powerpoint as an aid, not as a crutch