Let go instead of holding on (to your content)

Speak Schmeak

trainings, I display a slide with an image of a cleaver, and the words "Be brutal." Stomach does flip flops* Second of all, I want it to be lean.

2018 180

How to Start a Presentation: 5 Strong Opening Slides and 9 Tricks To Test

SlideModel

Knowing how to start a presentation is crucial: if you fail to capture the audience attention right of the bat, your entire presentation will flop. Image Source: TED. In essence, it’s the trick you see behind all those clickbait, Buzzfeed style headlines: Image: Buzzfeed.

2018 83

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

DeFinis Communications

As his coach, I’ve helped him polish his presentation skills, strengthen his image, project personal presence and build self-confidence. What if your humor flops? For the last six months I’ve been working with an accountant in our Executive Immersion program. Most recently I helped him prepare for an internal presentation he was giving to five hundred division managers. Today I received his email report card. “My My presentation was a success,” he wrote. “I

2012 152

POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

As he displayed each image, he described what it meant in the context of the whole campaign. All three are flops. When Spurlock approached Ban deodorant to be a sponsor, his pitch was similar to those he gave at other companies (in fact, Ban was the first major company to sign on, influencing the responses of prospects to follow), full of tonque-in-cheek images of his medicine cabinet full of Ban products and of him putting on deodorant before a big interview.

2011 148

POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

As he displayed each image, he described what it meant in the context of the whole campaign. All three are flops. When Spurlock approached Ban deodorant to be a sponsor, his pitch was similar to those he gave at other companies (in fact, Ban was the first major company to sign on, influencing the responses of prospects to follow), full of tonque-in-cheek images of his medicine cabinet full of Ban products and of him putting on deodorant before a big interview.

2011 100

Speak & Deliver - A Public Speaking Blog For the Speaking Public: The Climax - The Make or Break Moment in Speaking

Speak and Deliver

This was confirmed when, instead of going straight into her conclusion, she went for one more point, one more laugh, and it flopped. Followers Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments Rich Hopkins Speaker, Author, Communications Coach CLICK image to purchase!

2010 79

20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

I’ve had my share of presentations that have been total flops, along with some very successful ones. Usually, I have one key thought written on each slide with an interesting image. One of the “total flops&# I mentioned was a workshop that went (I felt) horribly bad. 20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008.

2009 52