How to Start a Public Speaking Career

Being a professional speaker is a very lucrative and rewarding profession. But, if you have never actually made money from speaking before, you may be looking for how to start a public speaking career. Just as an FYI, the way that I did it is not the ideal way to...

How to Introduce Yourself Before Starting any Presentation

One of the more challenging parts of any presentation is the very first part. If you are wondering how to introduce yourself before starting your presentation, you are in good company. For most of us, once we get the first few sentences out, our nervousness will...

4B- Graduation

Final Presentation Outline This is your last chance to update an items in your presentation or make any changes. When everything looks good, hit the submit button below, and you will be taken to your presentation outline, and if you have completed every section, your...

4A- Visual Aids and PowerPoint

Design Your Presentation FIRST, Then Decide on the Appropriate Visual Aids Remember that PowerPoint and other types of slide decks, like Prezi, should be used as VISUAL AIDS, not the actual speech itself. One of the main mistakes that presenters often make is starting...

3C- Impromptu Speaking and Question and Answer Sessions

Impromtu Speaking Tips Many of us feel more pressure to create content on-the-fly than we would if we have time to prepare. However, when we are put on the spot, there is a simple three-step-process that you can use to both clarify your thoughts and persuade you...

3B- Add Impact and Content to Your Presentation Outline

Add Impact and Content to Presentation! Now that you have a great presentation outline and some ideas on how to keep the energy up in your presentation, let's add a little more meat. Below are 10 options (Impact Ideas) that you can add as additional proof that your...

3A- Add Enthusiasm and Energy to Any Presentation

Maintain Energy and Enthusiasm during Long Presentations There are about five key things that a speaker can physically do at any time to insert energy into his or her presentation. Speed Up: Many people think that speaking fast is bad, but in reality, a person who...

2B- Insert Examples to Prove Each Item

Insert Examples to Prove Each Item Just as we do when we are creating an outline, we often want to OVER EXPLAIN each bullet point. However, that would just be a different form of Data Dumping. Remember that the key to delivering a good presentation is to make it...