My ability to structure and organize my thoughts in a concise and clear manner is one of my personal strengths when it comes to professional presentations. To keep my audience involved, I can create slides that are visually pleasing and make use of effective transitions. My tendency to speak quickly can be a weakness, as it makes it difficult for certain members of the audience to understand me.
In order to improve my pace of speaking, I could practice slowing my speech down and remembering to pause between sentences. You can also use a recording to pinpoint areas in which you want to improve your pace.
Active listening is another way to improve your presentation skills. My ability to tailor my presentations to meet the needs of my audience will improve if I actively listen to them and incorporate their feedback.
Effective communication is essential in every professional environment. My audience will be more receptive to my message if I can communicate clearly and effectively. Through constant practice, I will become more effective and confident as a presenter.
Gallo, C. (2014). The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: Be insanely Great in Front of Any Audience. McGraw Hill Professional.