Where on one hand it is important to create an effective visuals that allows audience to grasp better, on the other hand, it is equally important for you to give a good presentation that allows audience to connect with you and your message.
According to studies, audience focuses on the mentor, his/her speaking way, and body language during the presentation. In fact, 55% of the message is conveyed from non-verbal cues than that with verbally.
So, if you are going to hold a presentation related to your business development service program, make sure that focus on the following eight areas –
Keep Natural Speaking Style
The foremost aspect that you need to keep in mind while conducting a presentation is ‘just be yourself’. This will help you relate more with your audience. Considering them as a fool is a mistake as they can easily identify whether you are trying to flaunt or being natural.
Make Eye Contact
While talking to someone or conveying the message in an audience, it is important to maintain an eye contact. This helps build a relationship with the other person or audience. While taking a presentation, make sure to look at different people and also at someone when they ask questions. In addition, you should be well-versed with your topic so that you are able to answer the query if any person from the audience asks a question from you.
Taking presentation in front of the audience is truly nerve-wracking. In such situations, everyone bound to fidget without realizing it. To not let the audience know about your nervousness, you should make sure to keep your hands out of your pockets, remove coins or other noisy items from the pocket, and do not hold a pen as you might click it on and off. To overcome this situation, you can hold on to something like your presentation notes.
Let your Audience see you
The audience coming for presentation always has their eyes on the mentor. So, make sure you are clearly seen by the audience and not hiding behind the audio-visual equipment. In addition, you should not move from your place too much as it distracts people attention and makes them feel tired.
Keep a Professional Appearance
Professional appearance always works best at times of meeting or presentations. So, make sure you are dressed up well. Don’t wear anything in which you feel uncomfortable or is distracting you from your presentation. Also, don’t forget to look at your hair. It should be tied up neatly or gelled up well. Good appearance leaves a good impact on the audience and makes you more credible and trustworthy in their eyes.
Maintain a Good Posture
Standing posture reveals a lot many things, especially about your emotions. So, make sure to appear confident and maintain eye contact with the audience. All in all, it will make you look more confident and give you more authority.
Keep Good Gestures
Likewise, body posture matter gestures also matter a lot because it reveals the person’s state of mind. Make sure to use gestures appropriately as the excess of it also reveals you are nervous. Practicing in front of a mirror is a great way to learn.
Practice in front of Mirror
Practicing in front of a mirror is the best way to learn about your good or bad habits. Moreover, it also boosts your confidence that will be helpful for you during your presentation.
Following these 8 factors will help you perform well in your business development services program related presentation. So, be confident and go ahead with it.