Presentation, Meeting Mgmt, and Facilitation Skills

If you don’t know what you want to achieve in your presentation your audience never will.” – Harvey Diamond

“The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.” – Thomas Sowell 

Presentation skills, meeting management skills, and facilitation skills will enable you to work effectively with groups of people in a finite amount of time.   Whether you can get your message across, involve the right people,  encourage input, and stay on topic all depends on these skills.   Here are the articles we have help you develop these skills.

Presentation, Meeting Management, and Facilitation Skills – How to Guides

    Presentation, Meeting Management, and Facilitation Skills – Real Stories

          Presentation, Meeting Management, and Facilitation Skills – Workouts

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                2 thoughts on “Presentation, Meeting Mgmt, and Facilitation Skills”

                1. Hi Lei

                  I have a meeting today and yesterday.
                  Yesterday meeting: I initiated the meeting. I began the meeting to understand the goal for this meeting. I have written all the points and findings in a paper. When the meeting start, I was just reading from the paper. I am not too sure if it make sense to the listener. I am NOT telling a story.

                  Today status meeting, I told myself I need elaborate one of the things I need to mention. However, I did not follow through what I plan to do. I have read your meeting management before I attend.

                  I just have to work harder the next time. I did not do well on both times.

                  1. B, thanks for commenting. Taking any action is 50% of the battle. The fact you are planning and starting to practice are great first steps. No one is perfect on their first try. Keep it going. As for speaking up in a meeting, it is definitely better to speak to your audience vs. reading from a piece of paper. You already know that. Just imagine it is like a conversation you are having with a friend.

                    Have you read the two articles on speaking up in meetings? You can find them using the search function in the right rail. It contains specific ideas on how to speak up if you are not comfortable. Remember this is a marathon, not a sprint. Keep taking steps and you will improve.


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