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Jul 10, 2018

 

2-Minute Tip -- Know the thing that lights you on fire

 

Melissa Bird explains that the key to success is to know what lights you on fire. When you know that fire and can speak to your passion, it becomes so much easier to let your voice through regardless of the audience size.

 

But how do you figure out what your...


Jul 3, 2018

2-Minute Tip: 3-Fer

 

This week's tip comes from our special guest, Pradeepa Narayanaswamy and is a 3-pack of tips.

 

  1. Wear comfortable clothes. That doesn't necessarily mean loose. It means clothes in which you feel comfortable and powerful.
  2. Practice power poses and do vocal warm ups before going on stage. You can


Jun 26, 2018

2-Minute Tip: Raise Your Energy

 

One of the most powerful things you can do to conduct an effective presentation is to raise your energy and dominate your stage. There are a lot of ways you can do that. You can channel your inner Lady Gaga or try running in place. Regardless of how you do it, a high energy level will...


Jun 19, 2018

2-Minute Tip: Poll the Audience

 

A simple way to increase audience engagement and inter action is to poll the audience. Ask them if they've had some sort of experience, like dealing with a tough customer or a misunderstanding with a boss. You already know the answer (probably) so you can use that to lead right in to...


Jun 12, 2018

 

2-Minute Tip: Practice in the Shower

 

The shower can be a great place to practice your talk. It's a comfortable, warm environment. You don't need to pay too much attention to your other activities. You are less likely to be distracted by other folks and tasks. In general, the environment really helps you shift your...