Expand Your Education with These Courses from
Expand your education through NAR's REALTOR® University: A Consumer Advocate Approach to Mortgages: Course 2.
A Consumer Advocate Approach to Real Estate & Mortgages: Courses 1 & 2.
ACE: Purchase Reverse Mortgage Course.
At Home with Diversity.
Bundle 3: CIPS Institute (Non-US Version).

4 Steps to a Great Business Presentation

Have a comment on this article? Share on Facebook!

By Jennie Wong

(MCT)—You’ve made it onto the short list for that big contract and the client wants you to present your proposal to the executive committee. Or the leader of your networking group has offered you a spotlight presentation at next month’s luncheon. Or you get the chance to informally pitch your new business concept to an angel investor over coffee.

What do you do next?

If it has been a while since your last business presentation, here are four steps that will have you up to speed in no time.

Get grounded: No matter whether you’re starting with a blank page or sifting through a pile of marketing collateral, begin your process by setting a solid foundation for your talk. Geni Whitehouse, author of “How to Make a Boring Subject Interesting,” advises answering the following questions:

—Why am I speaking?
—What do I know about the audience?
—What am I trying to accomplish?
—What do I want people to walk away knowing?
—What should they do after they hear my words of wisdom?
—Why does my audience care about this?

Continue Reading 1 2 3

Have a comment on this article? Share on Facebook!

Want instant access to great articles like this for your blog or newsletter? Check out our 30-day FREE trial of REsource Licensed Real Estate Content Solutions. Need easy stay-in-touch e-Marketing solutions too? Try Pop-a-Note for 99 cents!
Join RISMedia on Twitter and Facebook to connect with us and share your thoughts on this and other topics.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Copyright© 2015 RISMedia, The Leader in Real Estate Information Systems and Real Estate News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be republished without permission from RISMedia.

Content on this website is copyrighted and may not be redistributed without express written permission from RISMedia. Access to RISMedia archives and thousands of articles like this, as well as consumer real estate videos, are available through RISMedia's REsource Licensed Content Solutions. Offering the industry’s most comprehensive and affordable content packages. Click here to learn more! http://resource.rismedia.com

Our Latest News >>