We’ve all been there – you’re in a meeting, minding your own business, when your boss suddenly turns to you and says: “I’d like you say something about XXX in five minutes.” You smile politely and nod. “Sure,” you respond. “No problem”.
Inside, however, you’re panicking. You’re always super prepared when you give a talk. You like to have all your ducks in a row. But five minutes? What if you say the wrong thing? Or forget to make your key point? Or – worst of all – ramble incoherently?
Worry not. Even with only five minutes to prepare, here are five steps you can take to nail your presentation: