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Presentation Basics by Robert J. Rosania

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Final Tips

This chapter has covered only some of the things that can go wrong with your presentation. As you have seen, being prepared and remaining professional are the two most important ingredients in handling any issue that may arise. Here are nine more tips you should remember to get past these potentially embarrassing presentation problems:

  1. Make sure you know the appropriate dress for your presentation. Nothing is more embarrassing than being over- or underdressed, and you’re the person everyone is looking at.

  2. Don’t pass up the opportunity, especially when asked, to express your requirements for your presentation. For example, if you believe your presentation would work best in a small, intimate room with a flipchart and easel, then it’s ...

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