“It’s not just what you say that counts, it’s also how you say it.
The success of your argument critically depends on your
manner of presenting it.”
Alain de Botton
Be More Persuasive
Persuasive presenting takes more than just a few well-chosen words. To succeed it is essential that your team offers the ‘whole package’.Whether you are talking to investors, pitching for new business, or appealing to your colleagues you can improve how you Pitch, Present & Persuade.
Use the Five Pillars of Persuasion
Persuasion isn’t about emotive language and pleading looks; persuasion comes from the interaction of 5 elements:
1. Know your audience – what really matters to them? Create messages that speak from their point of view
2. Offer a simple message – keep your ideas clear and to the point
3. Tell them a story – facts get forgotten, stories get repeated
4. Be enthusiastic – your performance is as important as your words. Energy and passion get results
5. Act as one – make every part of your communication work. Personal interaction, visual aids and handouts all add to the impact
As you can see, while your words and messages are important, how you look, how you talk and how you gel as a team are just as crucial.
A powerful story delivered with conviction by a united team will impress the most sceptical audience.
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