5 of the Most Common Myths about Public Speaking Debunked

5 of the Most Common Myths about Public Speaking Debunked

It's time to set the record straight. ANYONE can be a fantastic, world-class speaker with a little bit of training, a little bit of coaching, and a little bit of practice. It doesn't take years of study and practice. It also doesn't require thousands of dollars of...

How to Deliver a PowerPoint Presentation Designed by Someone Else

How to Deliver a PowerPoint Presentation Designed by Someone Else

Narrating a PowerPoint Presentation designed by someone else can be very challenging. In fact, one of the fastest ways to increase public speaking fear and make your PowerPoint presentations sound canned and… well boring, is to try to deliver a PowerPoint slideshow...

You Are the Undisputed Expert. So, Now Prove It

You Are the Undisputed Expert. So, Now Prove It

Be Perceived As the Expert When You Give a Presentation. One of the fundamental steps in improving your presentations is to realize that you are the expert. Regardless of what industry you are in or what background you have, you first have to realize that you are the...

How to Design Killer Content for Blogs and Motivational Speeches

How to Design Killer Content for Blogs and Motivational Speeches

Looking for an easy way to create killer content for your blog? Or, are you trying to design a motivational speech for your team? In this post, I cover a simple way to create content that your audience will love. The technique works equally well if whether you are...

How to Create Webinar Content to Maximize Audience Retention

How to Create Webinar Content to Maximize Audience Retention

Continuing in our three-part webinar series, in this episode/post, we'll cover how to create webinar content to help you maximize audience retention. In the last episode, we covered 7 Important Things that You Should Know about Online Meetings before you start. Next...

Designing a Technical Presentation for a Non-Technical Audience

Designing a Technical Presentation for a Non-Technical Audience

People who become Engineers or enter any number of technical fields usually have a specific type of brain. In other words, they simply "get it" when it comes to an understanding of how certain things work, whatever that one exact "thing" maybe for them. You know who...

How to End Your Presentation with a Bang

So you've spent days (maybe weeks) putting together a killer presentation. Now, you stand up with confidence, present every bullet point with poise, and then you get all the way to the end... and the presentation just fizzles. It's like a marathon runner who trains...

Catchy Presentation Titles Are the Start of a Great Presentation

Catchy Presentation Titles Are the Start of a Great Presentation

Catchy presentation titles are important when you begin to design a great presentation. Your audience will determine whether your presentation is worthy of their time almost instantly. In most cases, they make that determination based entirely on the title of the...

Proper Room Set Up for a Presentation Can Help You Present Better

Proper Room Set Up for a Presentation Can Help You Present Better

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...