I sit through many, many presentations, often given by very senior people. Many fail to engage me and I frequently find my mind wandering. Being able to present well is a key skill for all leaders and aspiring leaders. So what is the difference between a presentation that captivates me and one that, quite frankly, bores me?

Here are some key differences between the two to help you become a more motivating and effective presenter:

Don’t use your slides as a script: We can all read so if all you are going to do is read some slides, there is little […]