Ask The Experts
What To Know About Giving Business Presentations
What do you think are the most important things a person should know in order to be successful at giving business presentations?
Using Notes During a Presentation
I just can't seem to break free from depending on my notes. I was told that using notes makes me seem unsure of my material. Should I use notes or should I memorize my presentation?
Breaking the Ice With Your Audience
I would like to hear your suggestions about icebreakers. How do you put both yourself as the speaker, and your audience, at ease at the start of a presentation? I'm always impressed by speakers who can do this-with a joke, an anecdote, or a quote. Please let me have your ideas on this kind of interaction with the audience prior to the presentation.
Preparing For A Panel Discussion
I've learned that in my new job I'll have to take part in panel discussions from time to time. I haven't done this before, and I'm wondering if there are any special ways to prepare myself.
Successful Team Presentations
Our group has to give team presentations from time to time. What tips can you give us on preparing and delivering a successful team presentation?
I'm concerned about how I handle questions that come up during and after a presentation.