Impromptu Speech Tips and How to Speak Confidently Off the Cuff

One of the most terrifying moments as a speaker is when you are sitting in a meeting, minding your own business, and someone asks you to stand up and give an impromptu speech. Surveys show that public speaking, in general, causes a lot of fear and nervousness. This...

Virtual Instructor-Led Training Best Practices and Tips

Virtual Instructor-Led Training Best Practices and Tips

In the past few months, many instructors and trainers have had to adapt to a virtual world. Trainers who embrace virtual platforms and adapt the best have an advantage over those who don't. So, I thought it might be a good idea to cover a few Virtual Instructor-Led...

Visual Aid Examples for Both In-Person and Virtual Presentations

Visual Aid Examples for Both In-Person and Virtual Presentations

So you have designed a great presentation. Now you want a few visual aid examples to make your presentation more memorable or interactive. If that is the case, you have done well, Grasshopper. You have begun to look at your visuals in the correct order. As a...

A Few Fun Zoom Icebreakers for Trainers Doing Virtual Training

A Few Fun Zoom Icebreakers for Trainers Doing Virtual Training

Looking for a few fun Zoom icebreakers for trainers or facilitators. These seven activities can be used very easily to help you start your Zoom meetings on the right foot. I was leading a virtual training session via Zoom this week. Of course, the entire group was...

7 Fun Ways to Make Zoom Meetings More Interesting and Interactive

7 Fun Ways to Make Zoom Meetings More Interesting and Interactive

Are your Zoom meetings kind of... well... blah? Want to make them more fun, interesting, and interactive? Below are seven of our best tips to help you jazz up your next online meeting. Keep in mind that anytime a conversation is one-sided, it will be boring for the...