We all accept the fact that the ability to communicate effectively is an important leadership skill. We look to Presentation Skills training to help us become better communicators, but is presentation skills training enough? The number of people who deliver bland, boring, and irrelevant presentations who say, “I’ve had presentation skills training.” is frightening.
In the standard presentation skills training, we learn how to create pictures with gestures and how to use space to bring our message to our audience. We practice eye contact to engage our audience and begin to modulate our voice to convey our passion and commitment. These techniques make us better presenters, not communicators. What about the message? Presentation Skills training is not an end in itself.Read More +