Is your audience hearing what you want to communicate? It is not just what you say, it is how you say it.
Is Your Audience Hearing What You Want to Communicate?
How to Sound Intelligent, Powerful, Polished, Articulate & Confident
When you deliver a presentation, have a conversation with senior management, or network in your professional community do you sound intelligent, powerful, polished, articulate and confident?
To sound more intelligent:
Pace your words, speaking just a bit more slowly to allow yourself time to select the most appropriate vocabulary and to give the impression of thoughtfulness.
Success Stories – What Happens When You Market to Competitors?
Powerful and persuasive sales conversations always include success stories that show how products or services have specifically worked for past customers or clients. Your prospective client might be trained to resist a sales pitch, but no one can resist a good story.
When it comes to using success stories in your sales conversations:
- How do you sell to competing companies within the same industry?
- What happens when you can’t mention a past client by name?
- What’s the best way to share past success stories? Tell them, or use testimonials?
The One Secret of How to Create a Powerful Presentation
There is no one secret to a powerful presentation, but if there were, it would be this – your subject must be interesting to your audience. If your audience doesn’t know whether they’re interested in your subject, how do you get them to connect with it?