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 Give an Acceptance Speech
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
And the Oscar goes to… Jane/John Doe. Without fans waiting on line for hours to see our productions none of this would exist.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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… .
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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
How to Come Across as an Authority in Your Presentation
MARCH 31, 2016
The post How to Come Across as an Authority in Your Presentation appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. Presentation Tips
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 Sustain Energy throughout Your Presentation
NOVEMBER 26, 2015
You’re on the lecture circuit and at each location, your sponsors are determined that you will bring their message to as many people as possible.
How to Make Your Slides Memorable
JUNE 9, 2015
The post How to Make Your Slides Memorable appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. Four slides, you may think! That’s ridiculous.
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.
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 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.
The Rise of the Storyteller, and How to Be One
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
almost put it down because who needs to be reminded that the world is a dangerous place when they are 1000 miles from home? Today, I was traveling on business and picked up The Wall Street Journal. On the cover were all the reminders of terror and fear. However, as I thumbed through the […].
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 get what you want this December
DECEMBER 3, 2015
Yesterday, I called customer service to correct an order. The representative was not very helpful.
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.
5 Surprising Ways to Calm Your Pre-Presentation Jitters
MARCH 1, 2014
And each one overcame their fears and went on to become gifted speakers. Listen to music. Kennedy have in common? Do crunches.
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.”
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.
Tips on how to be more creative by John Cleese
JULY 26, 2012
So how to do that? Can you learn to be more creative? mood or a state "that allowed their natural creativity to function."
How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2013
MARCH 5, 2013
That won’t work for your poster, so you need to change it. Click OK to close the dialog box. You may have to resize the font.