Key to A Good & Successful Presentation

Every business person or student or a sales person is required to give presentations. Some are successful and others are not.

Here are few points which highlights on how to give Good Presentation:-

1) You are very well aware of the Topic, so prepare well in advance i.e 2 – 3 days in advance so that you have ample time to practice.

2) Know your Venue: Find out about the Venue where you will be presenting so that you can reach there before time & you are comfortable with the surroundings.

3) Know your Target Audience: Know your Target audience so that you know what you should present & how much informative you should be. For example if you are going to give presentation to Company’s Top Notch Executives you need to be more informative but if you are going to give the same presentation to Specific Consumer segment you just need to highlight positive aspects of product you are selling.

4) You can prepare a Power Point presentation slides because it looks more professional. Have a written copy or print out ready in case you need it.

5) Do not lose your cool. Keep in mind that you have to be Successful & your audience too expects you to succeed.

6) Give a good start to your presentation with a proverb then start with the presentation.

7) Divide your presentation into Introduction, Body and Conclusion. Conclusion is very important as you summarize every point and leave an impression about the product to the audience.

8) Have a good eye contact with people while giving presentation.

9) Do not pause to say sorry if you miss something in between, carry on as no one notices such small things.

10) After your presentation is over you have to face the Question and Answer session. Answer carefully. If you do not know answer to few questions just drop your Email Id & say that you are running short of time & you will answer them by Email.

Last but not the lease never let your weakness out there before the audience because they are very smart and they will catch you & grill you.

So All The Best for your Presentation.

Top Tips When Buying Motorbike Christmas Presents

No sooner have you packed away your summer holiday things does the weather get colder all of a sudden, you start to see beautiful twinkly lights in shop windows in a array of colours, and that tingle of excitement is in the air.

You clearly want your Christmas your Christmas to be fantastic for you and your loved ones, so this article will help you out a bit with this tricky and sometimes delicate part of the festive season. It makes no difference if your significant other is into Alpinestars or Tiffany, there are rules you need to follow when buying them a present for Christmas to keep them feeling happy and loved on the day.

• Do your research – whether you need to find out those all-important sizes, preferred colours, or even to get basic ideas, you need to do your research. Obviously keep it quiet as much as you can as you don’t want your intended recipient to find out before, but ask trusted friends and relatives for that basic information and you can’t go wrong.
• Budget – Sort out your present buying budget before you start shopping, we know how tempting it is to just get carried away and start shopping thinking it’ll all be okay. It won’t. Make a plan of what you intend to spend on each person and also which pay cheques they are each going to come out of (it makes so much sense to do this).
• Use your memory – Never repeat presents, nothing says you haven’t really thought about it like giving someone something you’ve given them before, or(much worse) giving them a present they gave YOU three years ago. Keep a post-it somewhere with what you bought everyone last year and what they gave you, it’ll be a lifesaver.
• Think about meaning – sometimes people rate the thought put into a gift more than the actual gift itself. Really think about what means a lot to your special person: colours, dreams, ambitions, favourite places to holiday, favourite foods etc. Even if you really get it wrong, your recipient is much more likely to appreciate the gesture if he/she thinks you’ve made an effort and actually thought about what they might like. They’ll forgive you for getting it wrong.

Integrity Is Primary Basis Of Negotiations

Having negotiated hundreds of contracts and deals during the last more than three decades, I have come to the conclusion that although there are many traits, skills, and necessary knowledge and expertise that come into play, none is nearly as essential as the need for absolute and uncompromising integrity. The skills of a professional negotiator are often under- estimated and taken for granted, because if negotiations are done correctly, they appear seamless and simple. Only when these negotiations are handled by someone with the needed skills, do the negative ramifications seem apparent.

1. A negotiator must never compromise his integrity. A negotiation is not a competition, but rather a business discussion where both sides must come to a meeting of the minds. It us essential that each negotiator develop a positive working relationship with the other, and the best negotiators are generally those that do their homework, both in terms of thoroughly knowing and understanding the needs of their group, but also understanding the bottom line and what the opposing side must get out of the negotiation. In this way, a negotiator can set priorities, and negotiation every point that he needs to achieve optimum results.

2. Negotiations must be held in good faith. Negotiations generally break down when one side or the other breaks that faith, and makes certain promises or statements that they know are untrue. Once the other side loses faith in his opponent’s integrity, the negotiating stance invariably hardens, and far less is achieved that might be otherwise. Great negotiators are always up front about their needs and desires, while understanding that there is always a delicate balance between pushing for the best deal you can make, and pushing to hard and thus boxing an opponent into a corner where he feels he must be defensive.

3. Professional negotiators understand their opponents needs. For example, when negotiating Food and Beverage with a hotel, a pro understands that you can’t ask the hotel to lose money. Together, however, negotiators can come up with alternatives that will reduce the costs to the hotel, and thus can be passed along for greater savings to the group. Because of this, professionals understand the concept of perceived value, and do not overspend in lower priority areas, at the expense of true needs.

4. In my experience, I have concluded that the only way to negotiate is on a win- win basis. Unless both sides come away feeling they have achieved their objectives, and their needs are met, the ultimate result of the negotiation is often disastrous.

Organizations must decide if they wish to internally negotiate or use an outside professional. Those that begin with understanding their needs, and creating a realistic budget, will invariably fare better in either scenario.