How To Be A Successful Presenter

Let’s face it, making a presentation is a lot of effort. When we agree to make a presentation just exactly what are we signing up for? We understand the importance of public speaking and so we’ll spend one, two, four, twelve hours on speech research, creation, and practice not to mention the effort of actually … Read moreHow To Be A Successful Presenter

Mastering The Eulogy

Man, if there is one type of speech that I don’t look forward to, it’s a eulogy. I mean, what an incredibly sad time – someone has just died. Since I’m going to be at the funeral you know that I knew them and so I’m going to be very sad. Now you want me … Read moreMastering The Eulogy

What Language Is Your Body Speaking?

Did you know that every time you take a stage in order to deliver a speech, there are really two speakers standing up there? Yes, of course, you are one of them. You understand the importance of public speaking and have a speech that you’ve prepared, practiced, and are just about ready to share with … Read moreWhat Language Is Your Body Speaking?

Limited Time Means Faster Speech Creation Skills Are Needed

How long did it take you to create the last speech that you gave? No, I’m not talking about the time that you spent rehearsing, just the time that you spent figuring out what you were going to say and how you were going to say it. Hmm, now I’ve got a question for you: … Read moreLimited Time Means Faster Speech Creation Skills Are Needed

How To Say Goodbye – The Eulogy

Giving a speech is hard. Delivering an eulogy can be downright impossible. However, if we are asked to give one by people who are grieving, then we need to step up and do a good job of it. Since you are being asked to give the eulogy because you knew the person who passed on, … Read moreHow To Say Goodbye – The Eulogy

Technical Talks: Is There Any Way To Make This Stuff Interesting?

I don’t know about you, but more and more I’ve been finding myself being asked to deliver speeches that have technical information in them. I’ve got a great deal of self confidence; however, having had to sit through more than my share of boring technical presentations this is the one type of speech that scares … Read moreTechnical Talks: Is There Any Way To Make This Stuff Interesting?

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?

How To Make A Technical Presentation Riveting

So who among us ever really looks forward to sitting through a technical presentation? Collectively we’ve all sat through so many of these things that we almost defensively shut down before the speaker even has a chance to get started. So when it’s our turn to talk about things that contain lots of financial details, … Read moreHow To Make A Technical Presentation Riveting

5 Ways To Deliver A Disastrous Presentation

So you can find self-help info on how to deliver better presentations just about anywhere on the web (including this blog!); however, where can you find guidance on how to really deliver a disastrous presentation? Well fear not, that’s what we’ll cover today… Monica is one of my friends who is a professional speaker by … Read more5 Ways To Deliver A Disastrous Presentation