Podcast 19: Make Your Presentation Audience Focused

Face it, most people hate meetings. Most people don’t want to sit through boring presentations either. So, if you want to get your audience to want to listen to your presentation, you have to make it “Audience Focused”. Focus on what the audience...

Look for Positive Feedback from Your Audience When You Present

Most Often, Your Audience is on Your Side Public speaking tip number six in the 10 Ways to Reduce Public Speaking Fear series is to look for a friendly face in your audience. Remember that, for the most part, your audience wants you to do well. Your audience is on...

The Power of Stories

One of the most valuable presentation skills that a presenter can develop is the power of stories. When I was about six-years-old, I stole a dollar from my dad’s nightstand. When he found out what I had done, he sat me down and told me a story about how when he was a...

Design Better Bullet Points in PowerPoint Presentations

Just as a review, instructors of The Fearless Presentations ® class whole-heartily agree that the first step in designing a quality presentation or PowerPoint deck is to start with a clear and concise title that is audience-focused — meaning that the title (and...