“I just got promoted this week to VP Regional Store Merchandise, and thrilled for the new opportunity with Saks Fifth Avenue! You’ve left a lasting impression on me during our time together at the Saks VP in Transition class. I’d like to thank you for your inspiration, candid feedback and vote of confidence.”
1. What would you say is the best way to start a presentation? How quickly do you get into the main topic?
The beginning of the presentation is your prime real estate. It’s when your audience decides if you are worth paying attention to or not. In my workshops, I call this the HOOK. You can do this by either asking a question, making a bold statement or telling a story that relates to your topic.