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5. The big day!

What’s in this chapter for you

  • Rehearsing the part
  • When to arrive
  • Checking the room
  • Dealing with awkward customers
  • Planning a presentation in a hurry
  • Tips for the big day

‘Like an actor, you need to have prepared for your role, learned the script, practised handling the props with ease so that on the day all you need to do is make sure you don’t bump into the furniture!’

– Kay Fleming, marketing manager

It’s true that giving a presentation is very much like giving a performance. However, if you’ve done the preparation it should be alright on the night.

Rehearsing the part

And now it’s the day of the presentation. If you have followed the tips in this book you should by now have a finely tuned script, a powerful arsenal of visual ...

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