D.O.A.: Why Presenters Hate Bad Introductions

We spend all of this time coming up with our next speech, getting each and every word just right, practicing the speech, the gestures, the pauses, only to get killed before we even open our mouths to speak. How does this crime occur? Simple – whoever is running the show delivers a bad introduction and … Read moreD.O.A.: Why Presenters Hate Bad Introductions

Presenters Who Use Naughty Words – Good Or Bad?

If you are under 18 (or if you were at one time), please cover your ears as you read this posting. Let’s talk about naughty words. What words do I mean you say? I’m talking about all of the common ones like $^#!, *&@^, &%$#, and of course &#&@. Just for good measure we should … Read morePresenters Who Use Naughty Words – Good Or Bad?

How To Present On The Worst Day Of Your Life

The real secret to giving a good presentation is for the presenter to be “up” and have a great deal of energy. Under the best of circumstances, this can be a challenge to do, if you’ve had a really bad day it can appear to be darn near impossible. So what’s a presenter to do? … Read moreHow To Present On The Worst Day Of Your Life

The Presenter Super Memory System – The Details

I recently had an opportunity to deliver a 45-minute keynote as part of a training session kick-off for a group of IT Mangers. I decided that in order to boost my creditability with this hard-nosed group, I needed to stay in eye contact with them and not be looking at my notes. This meant memorization. … Read moreThe Presenter Super Memory System – The Details