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...

Frequently Asked Questions About Public Speaking and Presentations

Frequently Asked Questions About Public Speaking and Presentations

When folks are having challenges with public speaking, they will often contact us with questions. Since all of our consultants are both professional presenters and public speaking coaches, we thought it might be a good idea to answer a few of the most frequently asked...

7 Important Things that You Need to Know about Live Online Meetings

7 Important Things that You Need to Know about Live Online Meetings

One of the most common questions that we receive in our public speaking classes is, "Do the things that you are teaching us about in-person presentations change when you are on a webinar or an online platform?" The answer to that question is both "Yes" and "No". The...

Eliminate Public Speaking Fear in Three Easy Steps

When folks ask me what I do for a living, I answer, "I help people eliminate public speaking fear." It is always fun to watch the looks on their faces when they process what I said. Inevitably, I will typically get a response like, "You do what?" or "How do you do...

10 Simple Ways to Get Over the Fear of Public Speaking

10 Simple Ways to Get Over the Fear of Public Speaking

There is an obvious reason why people come to the Fearless Presentations ® website and classes. They want to get over the fear of public speaking once-and-for-all. I have personally taught over 2000 public speaking classes in my career. (Yup... I'm old.) Although...

How to Collect Feedback on a Presentation

How to Collect Feedback on a Presentation

How, exactly do we collect feedback on a presentation? Are there ways to solicit feedback that will help us grow as speakers? The answer is, absolutely, YES! However, the way that you typically ask for feedback may not be the best way to gain confidence as a speaker....

Body Language in Public Speaking

Body language in public speaking is the nonverbal queues that your movements make during communication. Presenters often focus on what they are going to say and their visual aids. However, we often overlook an important part of the speech -- body language. In public...

Three Simple Ways to Create Better PowerPoint Presentations

If you deliver presentations at the office, you'll often look for ways to create better PowerPoint presentations. Let's face it. Most meetings are pretty boring. They are also repetitive. So, if you are a speaker, and you deliver PowerPoint slideshows, they can be a...

Remember Stories from Your Life to Insert into Presentations

Remember Stories from Your Life to Insert into Presentations

  This "remember stories from your life" post is part three of a three-part series about how to tell stories in your speech. My audience members will often come up to me after a presentation asking, "How do you remember all your stories?" Actually remembering...

The 5 Steps of Storytelling - How to Tell a Great Story

The 5 Steps of Storytelling - How to Tell a Great Story

Great speakers know how to tell a great story. This post will give you the five key steps of storytelling that these great speakers know. This is a continuation of the post about how inserting stories into your presentations reduces public speaking fear. In that post,...