TMBA464: 5 Reasons Your Presentation Might Suck

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We are fresh off the heels of DCBKK 2018, the annual event that we host in Bangkok.

It’s safe to say that in the many years of running that conference, as well as attending other conferences around the globe, Dan and Ian have seen quite a few amazing presentations from speakers.

Not every presentation can be a home run, though, and we have seen our fair share of ones that have bombed too.

This week, Dan is talking about the method and strategy behind a great presentation, and specifically the five reasons your presentation might suck.

The ability to give a great presentation is an important skill set for entrepreneurs. Even if you aren’t planning on giving a talk any time soon, learning these principles can help make you a better communicator in your business.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • Why you should treat the audience as your peers. (2:33)
  • The dangers of using your presentation as a means to pitch your business. (4:32)
  • Why you need to do more showing than telling. (11:37)
  • The reasons that speakers have trouble following these rules. (17:59)
  • Why stage presence doesn’t matter as much as content. (21:02)

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