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….”
"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.
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