Add More Impact to Your Presentations

After the basic structure of the Three-Point Talk is created, you can add more impact to your presentation by adding analogies, demonstrations, samples, anecdotes, or other pieces of showmanship. In a previous article titled How to Design a Presentation Quickly, we...

Presentation Introductions and Conclusions

In our technology centered world, information moves very quickly.  We are constantly bombarded with so much information that out of necessity, we disregard much of what we are exposed to.  Psychologists fifty years ago determined that the average attention span of 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...

What Your Audience Really Wants To Hear

What the audience wants to know and what you want to tell them is often two totally different things. Perhaps the absolute biggest mistakes that people make when they start to design a presentation is to ask themselves, “Okay, so what do I know about this subject?”...

Proper Preparation Leads to Less Public Speaking Fear

Public speaking fear is very common. In fact, it’s so common that it often comes at the top of the list when Americans are asked about their biggest fears. So what can you do to cope? Some of the biggest sources of nervousness come from the preparation phase....