How Many PowerPoint Slides Should You Use in a Presentation?

When people ask me how many slides should I use in my presentation, I typically reply very cautiously. Most people make a huge mistake when designing a speech or presentation. They start by designing their slideshow. Then, later, they figure out what they want to say....

Know Your Audience before Designing Your Sales Presentation

Know Your Audience before Designing Your Sales Presentation

Listen to any speaking coach, go to any Toastmasters, attend any presentation seminar, you will hear a single phrase over and over. "Know your audience." Sounds really good too. When we hear the phrase, we think, "Well, of course. That makes sense." But what exactly...

How to Create the Perfect Presentation Handout

Have you ever wondered how to create the perfect presentation handout? You’ve been asked to give a speech, and you’re excited to give the best presentation possible. You put all kinds of preparation into putting together an amazing presentation and finding the perfect...

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...