Most people do it for the first time in college. Some in high school. But you? You have remained sheltered and untouched. Until now.
If you are an entrepreneur and haven’t done it already, I can guarantee that you will at some time in the very near future have to make a presentation. In fact, you will probably have to make lots of them to investors, prospects, at conferences, for the media. If you are an entrepreneur, you must sell two things, an idea and yourself. Both of these cannot be sold without doing it, without speaking in public with confidence, authority, poise and passion.
I know you’re nervous. It’s only natural your first time. Public speaking is still peoples’ number one fear and if you haven’t done it before, the adrenaline can be paralyzing. But there are some very simple guidelines you can follow to make sure your first time is memorable.
LeeAundra Temescu offers some great tips here for your First Time…