Watching it makes me cringe, because I know these mistakes aren’t a product of PowerPoint or the speaker’s content-some presenters just don’t know the basics of effective presentation design and delivery.
I don’t want you to watch the video just to get a chuckle. I want you to learn from these common mistakes. Here are 10 lessons that will help you become a better presenter:
1. Arrive early to prepare.
You’ve seen the presenter who fumbles with his notes and computer as attendees walk in. You’ve heard him admit he doesn’t know what to do on stage.