Appearing confident will help to alleviate nerves. Stand tall and smile.
An untidy appearance can jeopardise your credibility.
When explaining complicated concepts, use anecdotes and practical examples.
Don’t overload slides with text. This makes it hard for the audience to concentrate on what you are saying.
Being suitably dressed will allow you to send a positive visual message before you begin to speak.
Set expectations for your audience by letting them know what topics you are planning to cover.
Be passionate about your message and your listeners will feel impassioned too.
Remember to plan how you will finish your presentation.