Excited is equal with confidence. Especially when delivering a presentation session, you should empower yourself with enthusiasm and excitement. So, how to get this attitude when we are nervous or have certain obstacles that affect our mood?
Go Watch Some Videos for Benchmark
If you still have a few days before the presentation day, you can watch a video presentation from some famous public speakers that available online (Youtube). Like Steve Jobs, Simon Sinek, Bong Chandra and Merry Riana. They are known as public speakers who are smart and always excited when delivering ideas through well-planned presentation. By keep watching, you will be get into the same mood to bring up same positive spirit.
Master Your Presentation Material
Believe it or not, mastering your own material will boost up the confidence level in delivering presentation. The more you master the material, the better you are controlling your own self to spread the excitement to the entire audience. Also make sure you are always understand why you need to speak up and run the presentation clearly. Clear communication is usually characterized by a clear voice tone and a vigorous body language. So make sure you master the presentation material as expert as possible.
Imagine Yourself in the Audience Position
Put yourself as an audience, how do you respond to your own nature at this time? If it's hard to judge, invite some people you trust and try present in front of them. Ask them to assess objectively and evaluate in a balanced manner the results of the assessment.
Play with Voice Intonation and Body Language
Speakers who have positive attitude will tend to use higher and louder voice intonations. They speak in a loud clear voice and have a proper body language supporting when they are explaining. Even if you use a microphone, make sure your voice is clear and does not have monotonous intonation that tends to make participants bored. Instead, position yourself as a news anchor and speak as clear as possible. Also make sure you are doing eye contact with the audience and facing directly toward them. Hence, your positive excitement will surely affect the audience mood as well. Good luck !
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