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Presentation Basics by Robert J. Rosania

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Food and Breaks

These days it seems as though making a presentation and eating go hand in hand, so it’s not unusual for there to be coffee, juice, pastries, fruit, or other snacks available at a presentation you are giving. You may even be asked to give a presentation over lunch, where more substantial fare, such as sandwiches or even hot meals, is to be served. Evening presentations can sometimes involve full-course dinners or buffets. In any case, food service can affect your presentation, so, if you have some say about the situation, you may wish to consider these suggestions:

  • Get to know the people who are handling the food service, and be clear about what your expectations are regarding the kinds of food that will be served, and when, how, ...

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