Trainer Presentation Skills-The Six “Deadly Sins” to Avoid

Communication- it is an essential business skill that is required in almost every type of industry. For those in the training community, superior communication skills are not only essential, but they are a pre-requisite to successfully explaining a subject.

The ability to convey knowledge to others is a powerful skill and must be developed in order to be an effective communicator. Without this training, we often use bad habits we’ve picked up along the way.
Slipping into these “bad habits” or deadly training sins can sabotage your training effort and minimize the effectiveness of your overall training objective. While there are many “deadly presentation sins” to avoid, some of the most common include the following:

o Burying students in detail- inhibits learning. Giving students more information than they are ready to absorb creates confusion and fear, and is scientifically proven to deter learning. Build a foundation of understanding and make sure they are comfortable with the information before you add details.

o Disorganization- developing a training plan, organizing your materials and your training facility can be as important as your knowledge of the training topic.

o Excessive use of words like “umm” or “and”- When we are nervous, we often unconsciously tack on these words at the end of a statement. They serve as a constant “interruption” between relevant training information and have an adverse impact on the students’ ability to fully understand the information.

o Fidgeting or foot shifting – is a nervous reaction to public speaking and is extremely distracting to students

o Lack of control over the pace of a presentation- In an effort to convey information, presenters often forget the importance of pacing. Many presenters speak too quickly for students to grasp the concepts; others speak too slowly to retain the attention of students.

o Diminishing students’ self esteem- Just as presenting in front of a group takes courage so does asking a question. Presenters must make efforts to maintain the self esteem of students who ask or answer questions or risk alienating not only the student asking the question but all who witnessed the interaction.

So now that we know what some of the deadly sins are, how can we avoid them? As trainers we must be aware of how we are presenting at all times. Learning the training techniques and skills developed by PrepMasters expert trainers can help you build your presentation skills and avoid these common pitfalls. Once you learn these skills practice, practice and practice.
Communicating in front of a group can be an un-nerving task for anyone- even training professionals! Committing to a training program can give you the tools to avoid these deadly presentation sins and enrich your training experiences. Challenge yourself- just like you should be challenging your students!

Knowing the Past, the Present and the Future

Knowing the Future is an oxymoron.

I cannot know the future; I can only experience the present.

Until the present presents itself, it is unknown.

The future is yet to happen and yet to be created.

It is just a possibility of what may occur based on present thinking.

It is my perspective and my perceptions of my present reality that create my future.

To know my future, I would have to be aware of everything that is occurring in this present moment and every other present moment that has ever occurred in my life so far. This is beyond the capability of the conscious mind.

My future can never be exactly the same as my present reality because change is the nature of reality.

The only thing that I can know with certainty about my future is that something will change, and that makes the future uncertain.

Prophecies and predictions are just an attempt to influence and persuade an uncertain mind of its fate.

It is my destiny to know that I do not know, because in my heart I choose not to know.

Knowing the Past is not an intuitive sense of knowing.

It is knowledge accrued through past experience.

Past knowledge is an experience through which I have passed.

Should I choose to repeat the experience then this knowledge is of use to my Self.

Should I choose not to re-experience my past, I am obliged not to give it another thought.

Past knowledge will often create resistance in the present.

Without past knowledge, I have no option but to follow my instinct and my intuition.

My intuition will instinctively guide me on my path.

My past knowledge will create obstacles, hurdles, crossroads and dilemmas to navigate and to overcome.

My past knowledge is filed under headings of what was good or bad for me and what was right or wrong for me.

My past experiences of a dual reality world will always create at least two choices that make my future unpredictable and dependent on chance or misfortune.

My past is never on the path of my destiny.

To re-experience it is my fate.

Knowing the Present is the key to consciously creating the future.

My future is a recreation of my present thinking.

Whatever I focus on in the present moment becomes my experience in the future.

The focus of gratitude & appreciation in the present allows my gifts to be re-presented in my future.

Being totally present in each moment of reality requires absolutely no reference to my past or my future.

Thoughts of the future are always sponsored by my discontentment with the present.

The more I focus on my fears of the past, the more I project them into my future.

Knowing the present requires an intuitive sense of knowing and the attribute of Presence.

Being my Presence is the essence of knowing the present moment.

Being my Essence allows me to know each moment and be present.

When I feel my own presence, I receive the gift of Life.

This is the present that presents itself in each present moment of my reality.

What to Expect From a Debt Negotiation Service

Being in debt can be a harrowing and frightening experience. The bills keep coming through the letter box and you can’t pay them. If you have more money going out there and you have coming in than you are in big trouble.

You can try and sort out these issues for yourself by contacting each of your creditors and trying to work out a deal with them. In some cases this will work, in others you will be just wasting your time.

You can seek help from a company of Debt Negotiators. If you decide to follow this route, you’ll have to check out how much It will cost you and how you will pay for it. You will have to make sure that you can afford it, and you can work it into your budget.

Debt Negotiation Services are not quick fix solutions and you should avoid any Debt Negotiation Company that offers itself up as a magic cure-all. When you settle on a Debt Negotiation Service you are happy with, you should make sure that you are only paying their fees if they have solved your debt problem.

Debt Negotiation Companies will be on your side. You will have to pay for this service, once the Debt Negotiations have been concluded to everyone’s satisfaction, but it is always comforting to know that at least you have a professional at Negotiating Debt in your corner.

You must make sure that you do as much research about the Debt Negotiation Service as possible before you sign anything with them.

The biggest advantage to having someone like this on your side is you will no longer be hassled by your creditors. The calls and letters should stop almost immediately.

A disadvantage is you may have a temporary lowering of your credit rating.