Need Help in Your Presenting Style?

For those who give big presentations, do public speaking, training seminars or present marketing and sales presentations to corporate or non-profit boards of directors, they realize that it is one of the hardest things to perfect. However, once it is perfected it is just amazing the power of presentations on the minds, hearts and imagination of those viewing.

It is a skill and a talent, some say it is a born talent to present well, but that simply is not so, it is a learned skill set, one which you must apply yourself to, if you want to be a successful presenter. If you wish to up your success ratio or become a world class presenter, then you need to take a few pointers from the top folks in the industry.
 
Namely Lani Arredondo, who is my favorite authority on the power of presentation and how to present like a professional; thus, I’d like to recommend his book to you, one I have on my shelf;
 
“How to Present Like a Pro; Getting People to See Things Your Way,” by Lani Arredondo [corporate trainer and speaker]; McGraw Hill, Inc.; New York, 1991.
 
The author helps amateur presenters become professionals, teaching them how to connect with their audience, set the mood, ditch your fear, find the best tools of the trade and stay effective, even when fielding disruptive questions. He shows the reader how to use presentation to train employees, sell products and services or make big presentations to those folks who can make the decision. He is a firm believer in the art of getting folks to visualize your way.

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Tips For Putting Together A Custom Presentation Folder

If you have a large business presentation coming up then one thing you will have to think about is the materials that you plan to present to those in attendance along with the actual speech or lecture that you are going to give. This is due to the fact that oftentimes you will have better luck at catching their attention if you have a custom presentation folder that you can hand out to those in attendance. This is also helpful as it offers them something to take home with them that will remind them of your lecture or your product.

Before you can actually start to make use of the custom presentation folder you need to spend some time putting it together. This task is just a bit more however than finding someone that can do color copy printing, as you actually have to have a composite folder to use as a template before you are at the point of worrying about a copy company. The following tips will help you craft a custom presentation folder out of thin air that you can rest assured will sell.

The first thing you need to consider is if you are going to use PowerPoint in your presentation, because oftentimes placing these inside of the presentation folder creates an easy way for the audience to follow along with you. In addition, it can be helpful to them later if they want to reference a point that you made offering a complete follow-up to your presentation. Therefore, it is something that you may want to consider if you have not because the cohesive effect it has on your presentation is virtually unmatchable by anything else.

The second thing that needs to go in your folder are any promotional items that you have about the product, service, or idea you are presenting to the crowd. After all, there is a reason that you are in front of the crowd presenting them an idea, so make sure that they not only hear about it but that they can read about it later on. Any ad campaigns, product specs, product details, or anything else that might offer an in-depth look at the product should be placed inside of the custom presentation folder for the participant to reference later on their own time. You never know what will be the final decision changer for them so make sure you offer them plenty of reasons to choose you.

Finally, after you have compiled all of this make sure that your custom presentation folder contains your contact details or at least the contact details of the company that you represent. This will enable others to get in touch with you later if they have any questions. Once you organize this material then you are left with finding a color copy printing service, and with the many that are available online now this should actually turn out to be the easiest step.