You may be terrified of public speaking, but sadly, we live in a world where good presentation skills can make or break a career. Though it may seem unfair, people today often judge a person’s capability and talent on the basis of how well he or she delivered a presentation.
But here’s the good news, good presentation skills are not innate, they are developed. For a successful and effective presentation that leaves a lasting impression on your audience, remember to choose a topic you are passionate about. Good content can always get you the desired results. Also, if you know your subject well and you have researched your audience beforehand, you won’t have to fill up your slides with tons of data and bore them to tears. And yes, you can never prepare too much. As Mark Twain once said, it usually takes one more than three weeks to deliver a good impromptu speech!
“Just wanted to say “WOW!” Our group has had many speakers over the years, but none the likes of Mike Kerr.”
Richard Dansereau, President, NAPA Autopro BDG
“Michael Kerr is one of the best speakers I have seen. I highly recommend him!”
Veronica D. Bouvier, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Aspen Properties Ltd.
“Mike held the full attention of our senior management team for a full FOUR hour
presentation – no small accomplishment!”
Martine Rothblatt, CEO, United Therapeutics
“Our participants rated you as the speaker with the highest quality and relevance.”
Lana J. Larocque, Alberta Human Resources