Head to Mouth Disconnect

Speak and Deliver

FLOPPED! That will throw off anyone's delivery. Usually your flops are only flesh wounds, and they look worse than they are. Speaking Attitude Film Your Speech Practice Speaking Mindset Speech Flops Speech Editing Speech Coaching HumorIt sounded SO profound in my HEAD!

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Practice like you mean it, revisited

Speak Schmeak

Hands hung limply, legs flopped lazily, and there was no energy or effort behind the steps. Your own presence and delivery? I wrote a post two years ago about watching some young football players giving their all on the practice field.

Using Humor in Your Presentation? Here’s a Checklist for Success

DeFinis Communications

He has “mono-face” and a stiff posture, and he uses limited vocal accents in his delivery so he can come across bland and uninteresting. Here is a short checklist to test your humor in both content and delivery before you give your presentation: Humor Content: Is it in good taste? Humor Delivery: Does using humor make you self-conscious and/or uncomfortable? What if your humor flops?

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Practice like you mean it, revisited

Speak Schmeak

Hands hung limply, legs flopped lazily, and there was no energy or effort behind the steps. Your own presence and delivery? I wrote a post two years ago about watching some young football players giving their all on the practice field.

See, hear and taste your audience

Speak Schmeak

And along with all the logistical chatter, we're also obsessed with every physical aspect of nervousness: the flip-flopping stomach, the quivering voice, the gelatinous knees.

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Design Your Space

Green Room Speakers

Just as you take the time to prepare the content and delivery of your presentation, take the time to prepare the room in which you will giving it. Even the best presentation can flop if the physical space is not conducive to learning.

Observational Humor — Case Study #44

Humor Power

From a delivery standpoint I chose to deliver the line with no accent affectation at all. This delivery technique choice helped disguise the punchword, giving it more impact. If the first line had bombed, I would have delivered the line as: “I was hoping that line would be OK…since I’m half Chinese.&# By using it as a saver, I would be acknowledging that the first line flopped, and getting a laugh by pointing out the obvious, that I was not Chinese.

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