You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders, or your boss. You’ve spent hours developing a deck that’s concise, crisp, and visually stunning. You’ve practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm, and confidence. You’ve tested to make sure your tech is glitch-free, proofread the printed materials, and developed an opening statement that’s sure to capture the hearts and minds of your listeners.
You got this…
Until the end.
If you’re planning to wrap up your presentation with a half-hearted call for “any questions?” followed by a “thank you” and a quick exit, then you haven’t planned your whole presentation.