5 ideas to jazz up your presentations

Your message is terrific, but will it have lasting impact with your audience? Try these techniques to leave an indelible mark on those watching and listening to your next public address.

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If your content is outstanding, it greatly improves the chances that your speech will be a success.

No speech is truly idiot-proof, but some are far more likely to succeed than others.

So, how do you elevate your presentation content? Here are five ways to think about your speech, ways that will elevate the success of the occasion:

1. Identify and intensify the underlying emotion. Is it excitement? Concern? Curiosity? Raise the stakes, double down on the urgency, add complications and tension and conflict. Controversy always makes a speech more interesting.

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