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Persuasive Speech How to Write a Persuasive Speech
Persuasive Speech: How to Write an Effective Persuasive Speech Podcasts, presentation skills

Want to learn how to write a persuasive speech? Want to make sure that you persuade your audience without raising resentment? Well, if you use the techniques that you likely learned in school, you will often fail at both of these goals. In high school, you most likely learned that to write a good persuasive…

100 Public-Speaking Jokes to Add Humor to Your Next Speech
100 Public-Speaking Jokes to Add Humor to Your Next Speech presentation skills

​Want to make your audience laugh? We’ve accumulated over 100 icebreaker jokes, one-liners, and funny quotes to use in your next speech. Before we just give you these public speaking jokes, though, let’s start with a little warning. Stand-up comedians practice their routine over and over timing each punch line perfectly to get audiences to…

Hybrid Presentation Tips-Presenting In-Person But with Virtual Attendees
Hybrid Presentation Tips-Presenting in Person But with Virtual Attendees Podcasts, presentation skills

Below are 5 top hybrid presentation tips when you are meeting in person but also have virtual attendees as well. In the last few weeks, I’ve had a number of odd things happen in my in-person meetings and training sessions. The first occurred when a big client called me the day before the meeting asking for a favor. One of…

Virtual Instructor-Led Training Best Practices
Virtual Instructor-Led Training Best Practices and Tips Podcasts, presentation skills

Virtual, instructor-led training is here to stay. In the past few months, many instructors and trainers have had to adapt to a virtual environment (it has been a learning experience, to say the least). 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…

Proper Conference Room Setup Makes Presenting Much Easier Podcasts, presentation skills

This week, I was looking back over the 100 plus blog posts and podcast episodes that we have released. One of the things that hit me was that there is a very important part of the presentation that I have totally overlooked. In fact, this is one of the first things that I train my…

Myths about Public Speaking Debunked
5 of the Most Common Myths about Public Speaking Debunked Podcasts, presentation skills

There are a number of myths about public speaking out there. Well, it’s time to set the record straight. ANYONE can be a fantastic, world-class speaker. It just takes a little bit of training, a little bit of coaching, and a little bit of practice. By the way, it doesn’t take years of study and…