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

The Presenter Super Memory System – An Overview

Congratulations – you’ve been invited to speak for 30 minutes. Remember – don’t use any notes! If you got this offer could you do it? As though standing in front of a group of people was not scary enough,  now you have to find a way to shove 30 minutes (that’s 1,800 seconds) worth of … Read moreThe Presenter Super Memory System – An Overview

Why Don’t You Act Like A Presenter During Your Presentation?

Previously we had discussed the fact that any presentation that you give is really sort of like a one person show – if you know how to act, then you’ll be more effective. The challenge, of course, is that very few of us have been trained to be an actor. Additionally, we tend to think … Read moreWhy Don’t You Act Like A Presenter During Your Presentation?

Are You Acting Like A Presenter?

When you are asked to deliver a presentation, one way of looking at this request is that you are actually being asked to put on a one-person show. No matter if you are presenting at a college graduation or are simply reviewing last quarter’s sales figures, you are an actor who is there to put … Read moreAre You Acting Like A Presenter?

Lights, Camera, TV Presentation? 4 Tips For Speaking On Television

Perhaps you have managed to overcome your fear of speaking to groups of people. Maybe you even have developed ways to deal with difficult questions and keep a presentation on track no matter what happens while you are speaking. However, are you ready to take your skills to that ultimate broadcast medium – television? Probably … Read moreLights, Camera, TV Presentation? 4 Tips For Speaking On Television

Presentation Practice: How Much Is Enough?

So you’ve got a big presentation / speech coming up. How many times should you practice your speech before you give it for real? This is actually a very good question that most presenters either forget to ask themselves or come up with the wrong answer to. We all know that practice makes perfect so … Read morePresentation Practice: How Much Is Enough?

How To Use Your Mental TV To Memorize A Speech (or Anything)

Back when I was in school, I was taking mainly technical courses and I got to be pretty good at them. The routine was pretty much the same for each class: learn the formula, work some problems to practice using the formula, take a test and show that you know how to use the formula. … Read moreHow To Use Your Mental TV To Memorize A Speech (or Anything)