How do I work out the point of my talk?

How do I work out the point of my talk?

Unless you’re speaking just for the experience of speaking – you’ll want to be clear about your point. So, the question you should ask yourself is: how do I work out the point of my talk? Begin by considering what, specifically you want your audience to know, to...
How do I find out about my audience?

How do I find out about my audience?

If you have been asked to make a presentation, you may be asking yourself: “How do I find out about my audience?” Your audience is key. If you want to be successful in your presentation, you must consider what the audience wants from your talk. You must...
Where do I get the material for my presentation?

Where do I get the material for my presentation?

Firstly, the time to start your preparation is as soon as you know about it. For example, if you’re being asked to present in three weeks’ time, it’s tempting to put off the preparation until a week before, or even later. Much better to get on with the collection and...