Public Speaking Tips

5 Strategies for Using Images in Your Presentations

You may be creating presentations again Depending on what you do for a living, and how your state or country is doing with Covid, there's a chance you're going to start creating slide decks again for in person meetings (or ...

Expertise can disconnect you quickly; Choose Vulnerability

The expert vs. the experienced learner… Let's say you're about to teach something to an audience. You step on the stage. And in that moment, you have to determine your tone. Will the tone be of an expert who's there ...

Speaking without Notes: A Public Speaking Tip

People who present without notes are not magicians. They just know a few things others don't. The perceptions behind speaking without notes To get started, we should look at the reason why it might be worth speaking without notes. Here are ...

Have you embraced the full power of storytelling?

There's power in your story The other day I was interviewed by my friend Carrie Dils on her OfficeHoursFM Podcast. We talked all about the power of storytelling—in business. I'm hoping it was practical and useful, as I didn't spend ...

Are you trying to create memorable presentations?

Did you know most people forget what they hear within an hour? Make your words memorable. What we know today about how the brain works, and about how people process information, is so dramatically different than what we were taught in ...

Learn your own story, Then learn how to tell it

Do you know your own story? Have you learned how to tell it? A couple weeks ago in Dallas After three months at home, away from conferences, talks and events, I headed out to Austin and Dallas for meetings and ...

The major mistake a nervous presenter makes

If there's one terrible mistake a nervous presenter makes, it's this one. And it's totally avoidable.

Two reasons why I make my points with stories

Today I thought I would reveal why I use storytelling so much. Here are two reasons why I make my points with stories. And you can too!

Practice presentations like Bob Marley

When you practice presentations like Bob Marley (the way he practiced performances), you'll discover you can handle just about anything that comes your way.

Presenter’s Resource: Title Slide Layouts in PowerPoint

If you want a resource that will help you with your PowerPoint title slide layouts, this is it.

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