A deliberate change in tempo makes a presentation more engaging and allows the presenter to convey different emotions.
No, I’m not suggesting to get drunk to become more articulate. What I am suggesting is an exercise stage actors have been using for ages.
Pauses in presentations allow the audience to absorb your words and also add credibility and make you appear confident and in control.
Metaphors and similes are extremely powerful rhetoric tools to communicate complex ideas, controversial information, or concepts that may be unfamiliar to the audience.
Besides skills, outstanding presenters also share a few characteristics. Here are three of the traits they have in common.
You don’t have to sound like James Earl Jones, but having some control over your voice can go a long way when you present.