Guest post by Simon Choi.
Learning how to present your ideas with persuasion is an invaluable skill. Whether it’s in a team meeting, a client presentation, in a webinar or Zoom meeting (probably the most likely circumstance in the current environment), or to your peers at a conference, here’s a method and specific steps to get your audience on board with your idea.
To successfully persuade your audience when presenting your idea(s) there are four key things you need to do:
- Engage your audience (grab their attention).
- Build trust with your audience in relation to your idea.
- Create a connection and a need for your idea – why do they want it or need it?
- Keep their attention and interest in your idea.
But how exactly do you do this? [Read more…]