Introduce yourself effectively
Even in situations where you are introduced to the audience by someone else, you will need to make a personal version before you get into the heart of the matter. This portion of your talk will set the mood for the audience. Do it well and you will have them with you; flub the job and your message will be lost in a void. Unlike the actual presentation, for which there are any number of how-to pieces, this vital aspect is seldom spoken about. Here are some tips for doing the job effectively.