2016

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2 reasons and 5 easy steps to convert a PowerPoint presentation to EXE

PowerPoint Tips

This is a guest post by Brian Tarr of iSpring. A PowerPoint PPTX file is what you use most of the time for your presentations. This is from iSpring.

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Your (Executive) Presence is Required

Kate's Voice

How you look, how you […]. Executive Presence Presence mask resonance perception public speaking tips vocal power

I want to see the speaker, not the coaching

Speak Schmeak

I recently attended an event with a long lineup of speakers. I'm like a kid in a candy store at events with lots of speakers!

2016 75

4 Ways to Become a Charismatic Speaker

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Communicating your presentation idea alone won’t be enough to convince your audience. Develop a Speaking Voice. Use Effective Body Language.

2016 104

6 Ways To Counteract Your Audience's Short Attention Span

Professionally Speaking...

I recently read an updated statistic about people’s attention span. As presenters, this should be very worrisome. Ask lots of questions.

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Five Essential Questions to ask Yourself

Presentation Zen

It’s graduation time around the United States, and while many speeches are forgettable, some of them stick. 2) I wonder, why/if? Is it really true?

2016 49

Marco Rubio Is Repeating Himself… and So Should You (Public Speaking Tips)

Succeed Speaking

Embed from Getty Images. While most people are still talking about the Super Bowl this morning–it was awesome!!–I Point taken.

2016 46

How To Give A Great Presentation With Just Your Phone

Presentation Guru

And of course, they can also be used to make calls! … Projectors Technology Apps & Add-Ins presentation technology

2016 42

10 tips for modern design in 2017

PowerPoint Tips

Recently, I worked with a client who was presenting to millennials. He wanted the design to look modern. Nothing here is hard to do. Use a flat design.

2017 87

You talk funny…and so do I

Kate's Voice

Preparation to facilitate a workshop in India got me thinking about the differences in how we humans communicate with each other, and how that influences the kind of relationships we have with each other. Every culture has its unique language, both verbal and non-verbal. The culture may be that of a country, a state, a […].

2016 56

It's my tenth blogiversary!

Speak Schmeak

Ten years ago this week, I started blogging. My first post was published on October 9, 2006. I can't emphasize the benefits of blogging enough!

2016 55

George Orwell – Public Speaking Expert

Matt Eventoff

“It’s a beautiful thing, the Destruction of words. George Orwell, 1984. George Orwell, public speaking expert? Public Speaking Tips

2016 36

What's the cost of a poor presentation?

Executive Speech Coach

presentation mistakes public speaking

Every time you have to give a speech or make a presentation, do this calculation

Manner of Speaking

Here’s a practice to develop with regard to your public speaking. It’s something that I started doing many years ago.

2016 90

128 Words to Use Instead of ‘Very’

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Luke at Proofreading Services for creating this very interesting (OK, OK, captivating) infographic: Click here for full-sized view. Speechwriting

2016 58

6 myths about slides that are holding you back as a speaker

The Eloquent Woman

Many presenters believe in a mythology about slides that's so strong, it's hard to shake. The result? A better alternative? The problem?

2016 52

Perfectly imperfect & the art of making a connection

Presentation Zen

To be human is to be imperfect. And people naturally assume that the products they purchase will perform to at least the standard advertised. But why?

2016 49

Five factors that make you more memorable

More than PowerPoint...

I came across a stranger with a dog a few months ago. As we walked toward each other on my empty street, I grinned. Thanks,” she said. “It’s Pat Race.

2016 34

10 Of The Best Tools For Hosting A Webinar

Presentation Guru

There are a number of methods used by individuals and organizations to reach a wide audience using the internet.

2016 39

Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Introduction. At SlideModel.com we create professional PowerPoint Templates to help our subscribers save time creating professional presentation decks.

2016 90

How to be more expressive

Kate's Voice

Some people are just more expressive than others. For years, in American business, people were taught to get rid of their vocal variety.

2016 42

Fear of success is real, and it sucks

Speak Schmeak

The messages included "Do it now," "Focus," "Courage," "Breathe," "Stand up," "I am powerful," and more. It was quite magical. It just didn't resonate.

2016 42

Public Speaking Trends

The Communication Blog

Here’s an interesting article that I just ran across while researching trends in public speaking. Lisa B. Marshall identifies 7. link].

2016 33

Practice Makes Perfect, or what Oscar Telecast producers could learn from watching Leonardo DiCaprio

Duarte Blog

No more boring speeches. That was the pledge made by producers of the 88th annual Academy Awards when they announced that winners could list their “thanks yous” on ticker tape that would run live during the ceremony. So did it work? Not really. Viewers could hardly blame them. It was hardly the only time I wondered that last night. Delivery Event

RHETORIC. The app is here!

Manner of Speaking

My friend and business partner, Florian Mueck and I are thrilled to announce the launch of the app for Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. It has been an incredible journey.

Book Review: Keynote Mastery, by Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

My recent review on Amazon of the new book, Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker was incomplete. I need to explain in more detail the many positive elements of Patrick’s story as well as clarify why I referred to it on Amazon ‘flawed’ and show where other emerging speakers can learn from […].

My 5 favorite fixes for your #publicspeaking

The Eloquent Woman

Well-worn and tried and true, these five fixes are tactics I turn to again and again when I'm coaching speakers. Enjoy putting them to use!

2016 44

Bill Evans on the Creative Process & Self-Teaching

Presentation Zen

Recently I stumbled upon a rare, 45-minute interview from the 1960s which Bill Evans did along with his brother—also a wonderful pianist—Harry Evans.

2016 47

Get Paid to Speak: 3 Keys to Getting Started

Speaker Launcher

Many of our blog posts are for people who speak for a living. However, what if you are just getting started?

2016 31

RHETORIC – The Game That Will Make Public Speaking Fun

Presentation Guru

RHETORIC–The Public Speaking Game™. Public speaking. The mere thought of it can set hearts pounding!

Format quotations to get attention

PowerPoint Tips

I see a lot of presentations with quotations on them and they’re almost always boring. Here’s a slide that a client gave me. Add a photo.

2016 76

Do you tic when you talk?

Kate's Voice

It was awkward for us, to say the least, and she was the brunt of many jokes. However, she was either completely unaware of […].

2016 40

This is how the pros do it: Kelly Clarkson

Speak Schmeak

By now you've seen last week's performance by Kelly Clarkson on American Idol. It was an extremely moving performance, as we would all agree.

2016 42

Engage in the Power of Negative Thinking

More than PowerPoint...

I’m a cheerful person. And I don’t like positive thinking. It makes me cringe. For me, it’s a joyful meditation. What’s the worse that could happen?”