After talking about the presenter keeping their hands behind their back, we will continue with another interesting one that we saw during the Train the Trainer course.

Mistake: Talking fast…

Why is this a problem: Most of the times people talk fast because they are really nervous. And there are some folks that are just… speaking fast. However, no matter what’s the case, you have a problem because your audience may not be (and most of the times will not be) able to understand what you are talking about. Thus, they may miss an important point or completely stop listening to you.

SolutionIn a normal conversation people say around 120 words per minute. How many do you say? Record yourself while rehearsing and check. 

Here, now you are 32 steps closer to becoming a great trainer. ?

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