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Presentation Lies:


Mistakes And How You Can Solve Them!

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public speaking coach

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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.

Truth is

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

is Powerpoint!

Truth is

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

complete failure

Aim for a conversational style of speaking which explains ideas in the clearest, easiest-

to-understand way.

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