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How to Engage Your Audience In Three Sentences or Less

Matt Eventoff

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.

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How To Close A Speech That Brings Your Audience To Their Feet

Matt Eventoff

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.

2014 95

How to Open a Speech or Presentation

Matt Eventoff

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

Matt Eventoff

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 Communicate with Teenagers, Pt.II

Matt Eventoff

As a teenager, I still have vivid memories of rushing home from wherever I was to see if my latest crush had called and left a message. . Teenagers today don’t have to wait by the phone or check an answering machine — they might get a text or call &# on the cell&#  immediately after the school day ends. Times have changed. 

How to be more expressive

Kate's Voice

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.

2016 42

How to Communicate with Executives

Speaking Freely

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

Along with “ Come up and see me some time “, to read these words is to hear the sinuous drawl in which they were delivered.

2015 39

How To Prepare For The Unexpected Questions

Presentation Guru

As presenters, many of us have been caught off guard during the Q&A section after a presentation.

2016 37

How to make a good PowerPoint presentation

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Why do you think so many people still ask me to tell them how to make a good PowerPoint presentation? My theory for [.].

2013 43

How to deliver bad news

More than PowerPoint...

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.

2015 33

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

How to present when there’s no time to prepare

PowerPoint Tips

How does one combat this?” It’s not unusual to be asked to chair a meeting or even present on a moment’s notice.

2014 70

From How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

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 convince executives that presenters need presentation skills training

PowerPoint Tips

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

You might be concerned that in your quest to make your presentation simple, you’ll dumb it down. How to achieve simplicity.

2010 123

Closing A Speech or Presentation, Part I

Matt Eventoff

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. 

2011 97

How To Speak – And Get Paid For It!

Presentation Guru

But how does one transition from corporate life into consultancy?

How To Get Instant Feedback From Your Audience

Presentation Guru

Getting your audience engaged is the most important things you can do when presenting.

2017 30

Icons are hot now — how to get, make, and use icons

PowerPoint Tips

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.

2015 77

How to Design a Presentation like Apple

Manner of Speaking

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 be an Outstanding Communicator

Manner of Speaking

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.

2011 104

How to top or bottom align slide titles

PowerPoint Tips

As a result, your slide titles shift as you go from slide to slide. Which way to go — top or bottom? ” How about you?

Guest Posting: How to Write and Deliver a Great Speech, by Simon Lancaster

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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.

2016 46

How to Help the Interviewer Interview You

Speaking Freely

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 […].

2015 36

How to make your panel more fun

Speak Schmeak

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.

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How To Prepare For A Job Interview: The Art of the First Interview

Matt Eventoff

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.

2013 113

How to Create “Enchanting” Relationships

DeFinis Communications

The word “enchant” means to cast a spell on or bewitch; to delight or captivate utterly; to fascinate; charm.

2011 65

How to Illuminate the Future and Inspire Others to Follow

Duarte Blog

To thrive in the long-term, organizations must continually reinvent themselves to avoid decay and decline. That’s part of the ceremony.

2016 28

How to ace team presentations

Joan Detz Speaker Services

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 write a funny speech – Part 1

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN HOW TO WRITE A FUNNY SPEECH. Understanding how to deliver a speech well will make you feel good but being able to weave humour into any speech will get you noticed. This is the first in series of short articles designed to help you learn the secret of weaving humour into your speeches.

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How to write a funny speech – Part 1

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN HOW TO WRITE A FUNNY SPEECH. Understanding how to deliver a speech well will make you feel good but being able to weave humour into any speech will get you noticed. This is the first in series of short articles designed to help you learn the secret of weaving humour into your speeches.

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16 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

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 display equations and formulas in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Sometimes, you need to display a complex formula or equation in PowerPoint. Before that, the Equation Editor was a separate window.

2013 70

How to make a good (or bad) presentation

Presentation Zen

in addition to being informed. chance to share the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly based on their own experience What''s the difference?

2014 59

How to give speeches with local details

Joan Detz Speaker Services

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 Avoid Presentation Disasters?


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

Perhaps one of my biggest obstacles to writing here has been the 'illusion of originality'. Great Caesar's Ghost! Indeed, it appears so.

2016 25

How to create a strong voice, Part 4: Practice

Kate's Voice

Speaking vocal health vocal power voice lessons breathing practicing public speaking tips World Voice Day

How to procrastinate on a presentation

Speak Schmeak

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.

2011 52