What can Business Presenters Learn from the Best Street Entertainers in the World?

Presentation Guru

There’s a 36 year old guy, married with a mortgage and 3 kids. He stands on a cobbled street in London, asking tourists for money.

Business Presentations that Persuade, Engage and Get results

Pivotal Public Speaking

Own the Room: Business Presentations That Persuade, Engage, and Get Results: How to Deliver a Presentation to Get What You Want. Don’t Just Present. Powerhouse presentations that engage and move your audience .

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Business Presentation Expert Asks "Accepting an Award?"

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Tips on How to Give an Acceptance Speech by Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE As a Business Presentation Expert many of my clients ask advice on accepting an award. We worked together to come up with a gracious acceptance speech, still funny, but one that would leave everyone present feeling great about the evening, the award, and the organization. Sooner or later, you're probably going to be presented with an award. Tags: Public Speaking & Presentations

Business Presentation Advice from Patricia Fripp Associate Sims Wyeth

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Business presentation advice from Patricia Fripp Associate Sims Wyeth. Presentation Pointer: Leave out the extraneous   If you don’t want to talk about it, don’t put it on the slide. Tags: Public Speaking & Presentations Sims always says so much with so few words. Knowledgeable people in the audience notice small details and ask penetrating questions. Less knowledgeable people lob random questions to probe for weaknesses in your argument and character.

3 Ways to Inspire Others with Data Stories 

Duarte Blog

Audience Business Presentations Storytelling data datastory Nancy Duarte peggy noonan storyData helps organizations gain valuable insights into customers, employees, products and markets, but there is a limit to what databases and charts can do on their own.

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How to Effectively Present to Senior Executives

Duarte Blog

Senior executives are one of the toughest crowds you’ll face as a presenter. So they won’t sit still for a long presentation with a big reveal at the end. The post How to Effectively Present to Senior Executives appeared first on Duarte.

How to Build Your Profitable Speaking Business with Grant Baldwin

Speaker Launcher

Looking at the current landscape of the speaking industry and thinking about how to best serve my audience…I decided to invite Grant Baldwin back to the Wealthy Speaker Show to talk about what’s happening now and how to keep moving forward in your speaking business.

2020 66

Don't use the word "very". Instead, here are 128 alternatives.

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

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Stories and social media; At the roots of success

The Presenter's Blog

Of being a young business with fierce environmental passion and community vision. Tips From The Top business presenting public speaking sales selling social media storytelling

George Torok interviewed (again) on podcast - Small Talk #15

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

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A Sure Sign Your Speech is Over.

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

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Presentation Lessons from a Cooking Demonstration

Professionally Speaking...

What do a cooking demonstration and a business presentation have in common? Too often in business presentations we rush into the presentation space at the last minute and then fiddle with AV equipment and handouts while the audience is in the room.

2011 173

16 Graphic Design Trends of 2019 To Use In Presentation Design

SlideModel

Do you want to give your presentation a new distinctive look this year? Surely, following the hype may seem tiresome, but sticking with a standard PowerPoint presentation template will hardly impress the modern audiences, already spoiled by the good design looks everywhere around them.

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Rehearse your presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

Five architect’s jewels for your next presentation

The Presenter's Blog

Dramatic business presentations don’t require drama. One of them comprises, to be sure, some impressive post-production work on the video itself, but the second is a good basic use of some concealed jewels of presentation technique. by Peter Paskale.

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C-Level Presentation Tip #2: Link to Business Issues

Professionally Speaking...

Executive level presentations can seem like swimming in shark-infested seas, even for the intrepid business presenter. But with a few tweaks to your presentation practices, you can successfully navigate any C-Suite waters. LINK TO BUSINESS ISSUES.

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Body Language from your hands?

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

10 steps to creating a really strong story

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

It sounds like a presentation trainer’s cliche, but it’s not. In business presentations, the story is the thing. Build the storyboard- Act by act (See a classic 3-act structure) and keep on grinding until there’s a real rational, logical path through the presentation.

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Review of Nancy Duarte's New Book: resonate

Professionally Speaking...

Like a great presentation, Nancy Duarte's new book, resonate: Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences is engaging, relevant and passionate. Even without the visuals, Duarte's content can transform the world of business presentations.

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Presentation Tip: Actively Listen to Your Audience

Professionally Speaking...

When you see a list of skills a presenter should cultivate, listening isn't usually one that's near the top. For presenters, there is more focus on the mouth than the ears. The savvy presenter knows that practicing active listening skills is a powerful way to engage an audience.

2010 210

How Much Money Are You Losing Because of Poor Public Speaking Skills?

Successful Speeches Blog

Tags: How to start a speech Opinion Presentation Skills Public Speaking Scripting Your Speech Starting Your Speech Uncategorized Bad Habits Business Presentations Speech Writing

2010 145

small talk (show #14) – George Torok (Superior Presentations)

Executive Speech Coach

Enjoy this 5 minute video interview about how to avoid the most common and annoying mistakes that business presenters commit. Khan of small talk features presentation specialist, George Torok. business presentations career tips communication

2018 57

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations: I'm not really prepared to speak today

Executive Speech Coach

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations. George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer. Have you suffered through one of these presentations lately?

More important than the facts.

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

2015 59

In Presentations, Less is More

Professionally Speaking...

In this age of information overload, any time you can streamline the message you present, your audience will be thrilled. But most presentations include way too much detail.

2010 198

How To Use SWOT Analysis or SOAR Analysis

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The SWOT and the SOAR models are business management tools used as organizational frameworks to enhance business performance. These two will be juxtaposed in this article and we will show some examples of how to present them to your audience. Introduction.

Executive Speech Coach - Untitled Article

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

2016 54

What did the audience believe you meant?

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

2016 54

Tips from the Acting Stage, Episode #4

Professionally Speaking...

I watched the production from two perspectives: a regular theatre-goer, immersed in the story and music and a presentation trainer, observing the actors' techniques. A Little Night Music offered some additional lessons we can apply on the business stage.

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Presentations Sitting Down

Professionally Speaking...

Sitting down is not so fine when you're giving a presentation. There is a good reason why most business presenters deliver their presentations standing up -- they're more visible, have more flexibility to move and command more authority.

2010 190

Six Ways To Manage Audience Expectations

Professionally Speaking...

Before the presentation, provide an accurate summary of your topic for any source [agenda, program, etc.] During the presentation, state clearly what you will cover. Tags: Presentation Tips and Techniques The Audience audience expectations business presentations

Using Props in Presentations

Professionally Speaking...

And while I'd be the first to suggest that a good presentation does have an element of magic, props in a business presentation serve a much more worldly purpose: to aid the audience's understanding and involvement. Props, however, won't mask a weak presentation.

2010 181

The Cost of a Wrong Fit Client

Speaker Launcher

I just celebrated the 13 year anniversary of having my own business and what’s funny is that I’m still learning the lessons in year 13 that I learned in year one. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Booking speeches building a business Presentation Skills professional speaker speaker coach speaking businessAfter all this time, I still need to sharpen my wrong fit client detector. What that means is that I need to recognize when […].

2018 50

Presentation Lessons from the Tonys

Professionally Speaking...

Award shows are filled with presentation lessons thanks to the quantity of presenters and variety of styles. THE PRESENTERS. However, even within those parameters, certain presenters excelled. Lessons for the Business Presenter.

2010 168

Picking Your Lane in Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

The post Picking Your Lane in Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post building a business building a speaking business growing your speaking business Presentation Skills professional speaker successThe question does come up quite frequently, “How do I pick my lane?”, a.k.a., “How How do I figure out what speaking topic to be known for?” Some of you might have this nailed, and some of you might not.

2018 52

Presentation Tip: Say It Again, With Feeling

Professionally Speaking...

My tour presentation, alas, is not ever-changing. How do you keep a presentation fresh when you deliver it over and over and over? staying totally present and connected to the audience. Mix things up to force your brain to stay present. I am a volunteer docent at the U.S.

2010 192

Beware of Being a Presentation Robot

Professionally Speaking...

I attended a presentation yesterday given by a woman I've been wanting to hear speak for a while. And on the surface, her presentation was polished, contained some good information and followed many presentation best practices. Banish the presentation robot!

2011 175

Group Presentations

Professionally Speaking...

In a group presentation, several presenters need to collaborate and coordinate so they offer a seamless end result to the audience. Here are some tips to help make group presentations effective. Also ensure that each presenter has approximately the same number of slides.

2010 183

Tell your boring message in an entertaining way

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

2014 70

Are Presentation Skills Like Riding a Bicycle?

Professionally Speaking...

From time to time, I get the following question from prospective clients and participants in workshops: "What should I do, if I have been away from presenting for a while, to refresh my skills?". Perhaps you've had some presentations skills training in the past.

2010 187

How to look and sound impressive without saying anything important.

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

2016 63

Emotion in Presentations

Professionally Speaking...

Just before the holidays, a dear friend and colleague of mine emailed me to get some advice on how to maintain emotional control during a presentation. He was closing his business of twenty years and was being given a farewell party by his biggest client.

2011 164

Do You Believe that Your Slides are THE Presentation?

Executive Speech Coach

Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

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