Presentation Skills Video Tip: Ways to start a presentation
Today, we delve further into our advanced presentation skills tip series to look at some of the ways you can start a presentation. There are a number of ways that depend largely upon the situation, but a good starting point is to ask yourself, “what is the purpose of my presentation?”
Is it simply to inform people, or are you looking to influence and persuade others, or is it a combination of the two?
you could start with a formula along the lines of telling him what you’re going to tell him and then tell him what you told him, or how about a quote, an anecdote, or even a question?
The purpose is really to grab the client’s attention so that they sit back and think, ‘Hmm, this
will be interesting!’.