Components of any presentation
Engaging the audience
Openings, transitions, and closings
Creating the presentation outline and body content
Nine qualities of effective presentations
You probably don’t need to write a speech because you aren’t going to read one. You’re going to speak about something that perhaps you do every day. For this reason, you need to decide how to grab the audience’s attention with the opening, develop and sequence the content, include transitions to help lead the audience through your logic, close the talk, and choose memorable words.
To get started, draft lists, outlines, or “mind maps” of the possibilities before making your final decision. At times ...