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Dear Fiona,
I heard the worst presentation last week – a 40-minute rave from a really boring speaker. What do you see as the key elements of positive presentations?
Thanks, Annie

Dear Annie,

The only thing worse than watching a boring presentation is giving a boring presentation.

Speaking in public is something that can cause professionals great anxiety. In a world where information is everything, the ability to present your ideas and concepts in an engaging way can set you apart from your peers and help your career success.

The average attention span was 12 seconds in the year 2000. Today, it’s eight seconds – so it’s crucial that you learn how to get and keep your audience’s attention.

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