- Remember who it is all for: your audience
- Drop jargon
- Paint pictures with your descriptions
- Be concise
- Never lose your cool/temper
- Enjoy it!
Have a listen to our Shoots and LEAF Podcast below for some more tips and advice.
Shoots and LEAF Podcast
This does not necessarily need to be at the start. Keep it short and relevant. Include who you are, where you are from and why you are qualified to talk about this particular topic.
Maintain good eye contact with interviewer
Talk brightly and be positive
Vary length of responses and do not speak too quickly
Talk ‘person-essionally’ by using your personality and your professionalism combined
Choose your words carefully, colourful descriptions of activities and ‘mini-stories’ to create pictures in the listeners mind
Ask rhetorical questions and then answer them. Refer to what the audience could be thinking or wondering
These are a good opportunity to go into more detail. Link to Answering tricky questions.