Today, Better Presenting’s Rick Altman shares the things you should never say during your presentation. Read my key takeaways below.
- Don’t ask, “How are you all doing?” Are you really going to wait for 30 or even 300 peoples’ answers? This just comes across as insincere
- Avoid the phrase, “To make a long story short…” instead, just deliver your message clearly and concisely to begin with
- Using the words, “To be honest,” implies that this is the only moment you have been candid in your presentation; not a good implication
- Overusing the word “literally,” widen your vocabulary and ‘literally’ only use this word when you should