PowerPoint Presentations: How to Use This Tool More Effectively
Many of us use PowerPoint to convey a message to both small and large groups. Too often we see "death by powerpoint" in the corporate environment where people don't use it effectively.
Is Now Really the Time to Hire a Professional Speaker?
Since the events of September 11th and the economy slipping into recession, many organizations have been faced with deep budget cuts. Given the current financial hardships and wide spread layoffs, some managers are questioning whether they should continue to invest in bringing professional speakers into their organizations.
Lecturing from the Lectern
Most people love to hide behind the lectern..
Transitions: Building Bridges to Your Points
Presenters often tell me that they fear losing their train of thought. When listening to their talks I realized that for many people, the problem is not forgetting the words or main points.
Facilitating Panel Discussions
A client recently called to say she was going to facilitate a panel for the next business meeting. She had never done so before and asked if I could coach her.
Total Recall: How to Remember Your Speech Without Memorizing
We all fear that moment. You look out on a sea of faces and your mind goes blank.
How to Chair a Meeting
You don't have to be on a stage to be a public speaker. Your platform may be a meeting room.
If You Want Business - Throw a Seminar!
Why is throwing a seminar good for business?If you want to clean your house, you should throw a garage sale, and if you want to increase business, throw a seminar. A seminar is a way for you to contact many people all at once.
Did the "Painless" part of the title get your attention?Speaking in front of a group ranks with death of a family member and loosing a job when it comes to the emotional toll it takes on some people.If you are one of those folks who look for any excuse not to give a presentation in a meeting, social club or your church take heart.
Seven Tips for Coping with Pre-Stage Jitters
Whether you need to address large groups or small, familiar faces or new, you may feel that the stress of speaking is always with you. If so, these seven tips will help you work through tension and communicate with confidence.
How To Make Your Best Ever Presentation
The most important tip..
Present for Success: Simple Strategies to Add Confidence and Credibility to Your Next Presentation
Tomorrow's the day and you're dreading it. You're scheduled to give a presentation to the senior management team about the new program you're proposing.
Media Training Tips: Maximising Your Media Moment
Media training is a 'must do' professional development program for any serious leader or manager.Media interview training provides you with the skills to effectively deal with the media.
Leaves Your Audience Hungry For More! -- Presentations That Get Results
Regardless, if your goal is to make a sale or educate. You don't want to fall prey to the mistakes that many presenters make -- loading us down with piles and piles of information and communication hodgepodge.
Choosing the Right Work Shirts for Your Small Business
Company attire says a lot about your business philosophy to your customer. Company shirts project professionalism and advertising.
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