Short Anecdotes for Speeches and Parables to Amaze Your Audience

Short anecdotes for speeches are a fantastic way to end a presentation with a bang. These stories can be fiction, actual incidents from history, or even just funny stories from your own personal life. When you deliver them well, though, they have a lasting impact. I...

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....

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...

Virtual Instructor-Led Training Best Practices and Tips

Virtual Instructor-Led Training Best Practices and Tips

Virtual, instructor-led training is here to stay. In the past few months, many instructors and trainers have had to adapt to a virtual world. Trainers who embrace virtual platforms and adapt the best have an advantage over those who don't. So, I thought it might be a...

5 of the Most Common Myths about Public Speaking Debunked

The Top Five (5) Biggest Myths about Public Speaking Fear and Stage Fright 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...