Apr 30, 2019
To deliver an effective presentation, first identify the biggest take away for the audience. If they remember only one thing, this is the thing it should be.
To figure that out, start by doing a brain dump on a piece of paper or whiteboard. Then go through all theses...
Apr 23, 2019
Sometimes to get better, you may need help, and that's okay.
Or do all of the above. Or some combination of them.
Apr 16, 2019
Immediately challenge the audience to discover a truth about themselves that proves the premise of your talk. If the group knows that you have an appreciation or understanding of their personal (or business) situation, they will engage. As a bonus, make them laugh...
Apr 9, 2019
Experienced speakers still feel anxiety and nerves before getting on stage, but there are a couple thing you can remind yourself of before you start speaking.
First, you know your stuff. The reason you earned that stage is that you are a subject matter expert (SME). You're...
Apr 3, 2019
Memorizing your speech is generally a bad idea. You want to internalize it, not memorize it.
There are 3 main problems with memorizing your talk.