How to Engage Your Audience In Three Sentences or Less
MARCH 7, 2014
It is an honor to be here with you today. My name is __, and I am going to be speaking to you today about _.”. Start with a quote.
How To Close A Speech That Brings Your Audience To Their Feet
MARCH 18, 2014
How did your audience go from edge-of-your-seat to almost asleep? There are many effective ways to close a speech. Call to Vision.
How to Open a Speech or Presentation
MAY 17, 2011
All eyes are on the dais. All too often, this is what is heard to open the speech or presentation: “Hi, thank you for having me. It is an honor to be hear with you today. My name is _ _, and I am going to be speaking to you today about _.. So how do you effectively open a speech or presentation? .
How To End A Speech or Presentation, Pt. II
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Whether taking a company public, introducing a new product to market, delivering a new lecture or simply leading a team meeting, the conclusion is crucial to the success of any presentation. It is the final impression to you will leave your audience with. Last week we went over three ways to effectively end a speech.
How to start a presentation
OCTOBER 30, 2016
Your audience wants you to succeed, but they also judge you pretty quickly. Why it’s important to your audience. Your topic.
How to be more expressive
MARCH 30, 2016
When you listen to an expressive person, you hear lots of pitches and pace changes and even more pauses than someone who is not as expressive.
How To Prepare For The Unexpected Questions
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
As presenters, many of us have been caught off guard during the Q&A section after a presentation.
How to Communicate with Executives
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
If you are in a position to communicate with executives, it is important to learn the rules for delivering information to a top-level leader. First, understand what an executive is, as it will help you understand how to communicate information to him or her.
How to do Chiasmus
The Presenter's Blog
JANUARY 23, 2015
Along with “ Come up and see me some time “, to read these words is to hear the sinuous drawl in which they were delivered.
How to make a good PowerPoint presentation
Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing
JUNE 25, 2013
Why do you think so many people still ask me to tell them how to make a good PowerPoint presentation? My theory for [.].
How to deliver bad news
More than PowerPoint...
DECEMBER 6, 2015
And you have to be the bearer of bad news. To begin communicating your bad news, just say it. Get to the point. No hemming.
How To Get Instant Feedback From Your Audience
JANUARY 10, 2017
Getting your audience engaged is the most important things you can do when presenting.
How to Create “Enchanting” Relationships
MAY 9, 2011
The word “enchant” means to cast a spell on or bewitch; to delight or captivate utterly; to fascinate; charm.
How To Give A Great Presentation With Just Your Phone
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
And of course, they can also be used to make calls! … Projectors Technology Apps & Add-Ins presentation technology
How to present when there’s no time to prepare
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
How does one combat this?” It’s not unusual to be asked to chair a meeting or even present on a moment’s notice.
From How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days
Six-Figure Freelancer Blog
JUNE 24, 2014
Opening remarks from the best-selling How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days. wrote this book because I kept on running into budding authors who could tell me about their great book ideas but somehow were not able to actually write their books. If you want to find out how to do it, read on… .
How To Speak – And Get Paid For It!
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
But how does one transition from corporate life into consultancy?
How to convince executives that presenters need presentation skills training
MAY 6, 2013
They’ve been reading this blog — and others — about how to create powerful, persuasive presentations.
How to simplify your presentation without dumbing it down
Speaking about Presenting
MAY 2, 2010
You might be concerned that in your quest to make your presentation simple, you’ll dumb it down. How to achieve simplicity.
Guest Posting: How to Write and Deliver a Great Speech, by Simon Lancaster
Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking
DECEMBER 17, 2016
Simon Lancaster is one of the world’s top speechwriters. He first became a speechwriter in the late 1990s, working for members of Tony Blair’s Cabinet.
Closing A Speech or Presentation, Part I
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
Empowered, the time has come to conclude, at which point you exclaim: “In conclusion, I appreciate your time to hear about __. What can you do to prevent this from occurring? With a plethora of resources available to get quotes in an instant, it is now possible to come up with a quality opening, or ending anywhere. 3.
Icons are hot now — how to get, make, and use icons
NOVEMBER 8, 2015
The above icons are colorful and have some depth to them, but you often see icons that are flat and monochrome. This is very easy to create.
How to Design a Presentation like Apple
Manner of Speaking
JANUARY 2, 2013
The video is clever and is similar in style to the popular animated videos by RSA Animate. … High quality design is all-encompassing.”
How to Torture a Telemarketer
MARCH 14, 2011
Listening to my husband on the phone with a telemarketer is like watching a cat play with a mouse. The pin to the ground. But no. Click.
How to be an Outstanding Communicator
Manner of Speaking
OCTOBER 11, 2011
He is a regular contributor to the Guardian’s Mind Your Language blog and has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Word of Mouth. Through his company, CreativityWorks , Martin has worked with an impressive host of companies and organizations to help their people significantly improve their public speaking and presentation skills. Keep it simple.
How to top or bottom align slide titles
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
As a result, your slide titles shift as you go from slide to slide. Which way to go — top or bottom? ” How about you?
How to Help the Interviewer Interview You
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
When you are scheduled to interview with a prospective employer, there are some techniques that can help you be remembered and increase your chances of winning the job. it is important to understand that the interviewer might be just as uncertain as you are. He or she may not have much interviewing experience. Maybe that […].
How to make your panel more fun
MARCH 29, 2012
Sure, a couple of people on the panel made jokes here and there, and the audience laughed from time to time. The presenters haven't practiced.
How To Prepare For A Job Interview: The Art of the First Interview
JULY 9, 2013
the pressure to be someone you are not is great. You will not be able to pull it off – I promise you that. Be true to yourself.
How to ace team presentations
Joan Detz Speaker Services
APRIL 22, 2016
Here are some tips to make your next team presentation more effective: Prior to the presentation 1. For many organizations, team presentations have become a way of life. Make one person responsible 2. Set the date for your dress rehearsal – and make it firm. 3. Hire a presentation coach early in the process. Note: […].
How to give speeches with local details
Joan Detz Speaker Services
APRIL 17, 2016
“How can I tailor a national message so it connects with local audiences?” A few days ago, I taught a speechwriting workshop in Washington DC. One question that came up? ” Here are a few ideas: 1. Praise the city for a recent achievement 2. Tie your theme into the motto of the city/state 3. Cite […].
How to make a good (or bad) presentation
APRIL 16, 2014
in addition to being informed. chance to share the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly based on their own experience What''s the difference?
How to display equations and formulas in PowerPoint
MARCH 11, 2013
Sometimes, you need to display a complex formula or equation in PowerPoint. Before that, the Equation Editor was a separate window.
16 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar
Speaking about Presenting
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
In particular I wanted to get to grips with the difference between a face to face presentation and a webinar. Use more visuals.
How to Avoid Presentation Disasters?
APRIL 22, 2014
PowerPoint presentation is considered the best medium to present what you have to explain, in a creative way. Presentation Tips
How to Speak & Deliver in 2016
Speak and Deliver
JANUARY 7, 2016
Perhaps one of my biggest obstacles to writing here has been the 'illusion of originality'. Great Caesar's Ghost! Indeed, it appears so.
How to End Your Presentation Like a Master
OCTOBER 12, 2016
How many presentations have you listened to where the speaker ran out of steam at the end? And then… they ended with a thud.
How to create a strong voice, Part 4: Practice
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Speaking vocal health vocal power voice lessons breathing practicing public speaking tips World Voice Day
How to procrastinate on a presentation
APRIL 20, 2011
The topic of procrastination came up twice yesterday, so I think it was a sign that I'm supposed to write about it. The trick is to start early.
How to Get Your Top Prospects on the Phone
OCTOBER 24, 2011
” “I can’t get people to call me back.” ” “What used to work doesn’t work anymore.”