Category: Free Public Speaking Tips

6 Phrases You Should Avoid in Your Next Speech-At ALL Costs Free Public Speaking Tips, presentation skills

In the business world, we’ve heard hundreds of speeches. Some, like Martin Luther King Jr.’s legendary speech, stick in our minds from our school days. Others, we simply endure and sit through, because we have no choice. Chances are you’ve been asked to give a speech at one time or another. You know you’ve got…

Presenters, Here are 4 Powerful Ways to Start Your Speech Free Public Speaking Tips, presentation skills

Jitters, sweaty palms, scratchy throat, you’re practically shaking. Someone called you to the stage. The time has come, the time you’ve prepared for — and dreaded — for weeks. You’re about to give a speech. You take the mic and all heads turn to you. Suddenly, you’re extremely aware of the fact that people are…

A Worthwhile Investment? Public Speaking Workshops for Millennials Free Public Speaking Tips, presentation skills

Recently, I was out to dinner with an industry colleague at a new and trendy restaurant. The lights were not too dim and the music was not overpowering which made this a great choice for catching up and having a conversation. The restaurant seemed to attract a good mix of clientele from the more mature…

Impromptu Speaking and Dealing with Questions from the Audience
Handling Questions & Answers Free Public Speaking Tips, presentation skills

One expectation frightens people preparing for a public presentation above all others. The fear is, “Even if I master the speech, someone will ask me a question and I’ll look stupid.” Here’s all you need to know about Questions & Answers. (Q&A) Keep these tips in mind and you can check that fear off your…

Overcome Fear to Find Opportunities Free Public Speaking Tips

When people come to us to improve their Presentation Skills through our Fearless Presentations course, most of the time they carry the mindset of “I have to make presentations because of the work that I do.  If I had a choice, I would totally avoid it!” However, the most amazing part after the class is…

PowerPoint Tip Video Use Pictures Properly to Better Explain Your Presentation
PowerPoint Tip Video: Use Pictures Properly to Better Explain Your Presentation Free Public Speaking Tips, presentation skills

Pictures are great. We should put them in our PowerPoint presentations. The pictures we add to our slideshows have to make sense. They should also add clarity to what we are trying to explain to the audience. The problem is that most people put too many pictures into each presentation. If you have a couple…