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Make Sure Your Presentation Sticks: Use Bookends! [VIDEO]

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Your presentation needs bookends.


A captivating beginning and a motivating ending will make your talk memorable.


How can you grab your audience’s attention right from the start?


Get them involved by asking an engaging question and sharing a statistic that will surprise them.


Or, ask a question that requires them to participate such as, “Raise your hand if you….”


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"A successful presentation will draw the audience in from the very start and will send them out with a mission to put what they learned into action. #ImprovTips"


What about a strong closing?


End with a call to action.


Remind the audience about the most important points that you covered and then challenge them to go out with a plan to put what they learned into practice.


With these bookends in place, your next speaking engagement will not only be a hit but will provide real value to your audience.

Learn more about bookending your presentation. Watch the video now.

 

The next time you’re giving a presentation, focus on an opening that engages your audience right away, and closing with a call to action.