Success should be your goal – not perfection. Success is achievable.
Define the success of every presentation you plan to deliver in terms of this three part question.
What do you want people to think, feel or do as a result of your presentation?
The purpose of your presentation is to move people. If you did – it was successful. Don’t waste your effort on chasing perfect – simply move people in the direction that you want.
Define success before you create your presentation and you will avoid tangents. Be clear on your definition of success while presenting and you will stay on target. Most importantly if you know what’s important you are more likely to get to your destination.
Don’t fret about perfection. Focus on success. Don't work for a perfect 10.
What do you want people to think, feel or do?
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