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.

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.

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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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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 51

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

The CEO’s Guide to RPA: Robotic Process Automation Explained

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The Business Benefits of Incorporating RPA. The result is that the bots can be used to mimic or emulate selected tasks (transaction steps) within an overall business or IT process. RPA is not suitable for long-running business processes automation.

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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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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7 business speaking tips from the Inaugural Address

The Presenter's Blog

When we take look under the hood of President Obama’s Inaugural Address, there are easy to replicate techniques for any business presentation. Business Use : First make sure you have a strong key message. Business Use: What is the key message of your next presentation?

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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.

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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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.

Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Durante knew how to keep the audience's attention until the last moment and end his presentation memorably. We, as business presenters, need to learn to do the same. So that means: No trailing off at the end of your presentation: "Well, I guess that's about it.".

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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.

2016 70

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

Women in Leadership & Business Conference 2012

Executive Speech Coach

How to Deliver Superior Presentations: Attend the Women in Leadership & Business Conference to hear George Torok speak - Monday April 16. superior presentations leadership speech business presentations

2012 56

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.

2015 75

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.

2019 52

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

The Top 3 Things that Stand Between Busy Professionals and Speech Preparation

DeFinis Communications

No one wants to give a less than stellar business presentation, but that’s what sometimes happens to even the most well intentioned people. While they know they need to prepare for the presentation (and they even want to), other things get their time and attention, leaving speech preparation on the back burner. To alleviate this, turn the tables and think of your next presentation as part of your real job. Assign a presentation skill to practice for each meeting.

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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.

16 Graphic Design Trends of 2019 To Use In Presentation Design

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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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How Customer Experience can Make Your Brand Successful

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For a business to run successfully, it is important to have satisfied clients. It is not only the quality of the product or service that matters but how customers perceive a business and if the expectations of the customers are met.

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 53

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.

2014 146

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

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.

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?

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.

2010 189

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

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

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

DJ Skills Transferable to Other Business

Executive Speech Coach

Can DJ (disk jockey) skills be transferred to other business and careers? I now run my own business as a keynote speaker, presentation trainer and speech coach. career tips presentation skills confidence business presentations presentation tipsThis question caught my attention in a discussion group. Here is my answer: What an interesting question. I was a DJ in the 70's playing records for dances.

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

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

How To Choose the Color Scheme for a PowerPoint Presentation

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Similarly, when you need to give a presentation, it needs to be created perfectly with fascinating color schemes. The choice of colors for presentation is one of the important factors that must be considered as you initiate the process.

2018 59

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

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

Presenting a Force Field Analysis to an Executive Audience

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Presenting a Force Field Analysis Before an Executive Audience. This is because presenting just a single slide with opposing forces listed in PowerPoint can be a bit confusing for an audience. This can help you get ample time for presenting your analysis in a systematic manner.