How to Give a Powerful 5-Minute Presentation

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Hong Sun, Management Consultant, Canada
Short and more focused speeches can be more effective than lengthy ones that introduce too much information and delve into unhelpful detail. A five-minute presentation can be more captivating than a typical humdrum 60-minute talk. However the five-minute presentation is also more challenging to create and deliver due to the stringent time constraint. To create a compelling and focused presentation in a five-minute time span, be it for a venture capital pitch, selling a product, or educating an audience, you have to figure out what's the essence of your message and deliver it fast. While there may be an endless list to consider when crafting such a short presentation, the following points always deserve the most attention:
  1. RESEARCH AND PREPARE. Although your material is limited by the five-minute constraint, you still need to do enough research to understand your topic thoroughly and extract the most essential concepts. In fact, less time means more forethought and preparati (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Megha Bansal, Student (MBA), India

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  Sathya Devarakonda, Project Manager, India

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  Frederic A Parker, Consultant, United States

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  Matthew Ugbem, Entrepreneur, Nigeria

This is Good Info

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  Sathya Devarakonda, Project Manager, India

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  Frederic A Parker, Consultant, United States

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  srinivas, Lecturer, India

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  Sathya Devarakonda, Project Manager, India

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  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom

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