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ladypresentingVirtually every audience has one, some more pronounced than others.

And then there’s you. What’s yours?

Certain personality styles clash—they get along like oil and water. So, if you’re presenting to an audience and you’re bombing, it could be your personality style. It involves the words you use, your demeanor, and how you weight certain aspects of your presentation.

A simple example might be a sales-oriented presenter attempting to influence an accounting firm. Without great thought as to how you’re going to position your argument, you stand the chance of completely alienating them. Because these two styles inherently clash.

Another example might be a health care worker making a presentation to the president of the organization. Presidents, or managers, are typically not interested in small Read More …