10 Simple Ways to Get Over the Fear of Public Speaking

There is an obvious reason why people come to the Fearless Presentations ® website and classes. They want to get over the fear of public speaking once-and-for-all. I have personally taught over 2000 public speaking classes in my career. (Yup... I'm old.) Although...

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...

How to Design Presentations Quickly

Want to know how to design presentations, from start to finish, in minutes versus hours or days? There are different types of presentations. Each different style has a different purpose. So the correct number of bullet points to cover and the correct amount of content...

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...

How to Deliver a Bad Presentation

What happens when someone forces you to deliver a bad presentation? You didn't design the speech. You didn't even create the endless slideshow. However, you are the one who has to stand in front of the group and deliver this gem. So, how do you deliver a bad...

Train-the-Trainer Model, How to Create a Train-the-Trainer Course

The Train-the-Trainer Model is very common in the business world. However, many Train-the-Trainer programs have big flaws. A good analogy of what happens during this process is the old "telephone game." Put ten people in a room. Whisper a phrase with more than 10...

How to Collect Feedback on a Presentation

How, exactly do we collect feedback on a presentation? Are there ways to solicit feedback that will help us grow as speakers? The answer is, absolutely, YES! However, the way that you typically ask for feedback may not be the best way to gain confidence as a speaker....

101 Public Speaking Tips

This is our "Public Speaking 101" page. We are publishing it in honor of our 101st podcast. Below is a list of 101 public speaking tips to help you reduce stage fright and become more self-confident. Don't try to memorize all 101 tips, and don't try to apply every...

Body Language in Public Speaking

Body language in public speaking is the nonverbal queues that your movements make during communication. Presenters often focus on what they are going to say and their visual aids. However, we often overlook an important part of the speech -- body language. In public...