Week 35 Focus – Presentations 101
Focus Question: What is important to communicate in your next presentation? How do you want to capture people’s attention?
As a solopreneur, it's likely that you'll be giving presentations to a wide variety of audiences from webinars, to lunch and learns, to speaking at conferences. Section 3 goes into many different ways you can be thinking about creating content and positioning presentation.
Fear of public speaking is usually listed as a Top 10 fear of adults. So how can we prepare to give a WOW presentation?
As a starting point, take 5 minutes to brainstorm. Make a list of everything you could possibly talk about. What are the topics that your clients or customers would really appreciate?
As someone who's been involved in presentation skills training for almost 2 decades, here are a couple of key things to keep in mind:
One of the biggest pitfalls you can experience as a presenter is that no one wants to participate.
Tips to get participation happening:
Consider an upcoming presentation:
Connection to the Workbook and Planner
Refer to Section 3 of the Coaching Business Builder and the section specific to presentations. Take a look at the textbox on presentations which you will find on page 77 of the Coaching Business Builder.
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