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So, what does a game show have to do with effective presentation skills? Almost everything.
Notice I said almost, because rather than battling a mysterious entity known only as “the Banker” as in the show Deal or No Deal, chances are most speakers will be presenting to a room full of advocates. That’s right: your listeners want you to succeed.
But Deal or No Deal, is a perfect speaking metaphor in every other way. To win over an audience, game show contestants must be confident they have the knowledge to win; be strategic in their approach, and have enough passion to inspire listeners.