Tip #9: Present to the audience

Tip 9: Present to the audience.

Face the audience.

Speak to the audience.

Maintain eye contact with the people in the audience.

DO NOT FACE THE SCREEN AND READ YOUR SLIDES ALOUD.

Easy, no? I guarantee that 50% of those that present at our next funding cycle meeting will read the screen at least five times, and one will read verbatim a long quote that is written on the screen. That will be the company that is not asked to pitch to our groups.