Look at YOU! Blank, in this case, means completely Black. A Blank slide immediately takes the attention off the screen, and puts it on the presenter. There are two components to a presentation: Content and Delivery. Content is the message. Delivery is presenting that message and it outperforms content. Delivery Read More
The AFTER-Duction is . . .
Usually Missing. You’ve experienced this, haven't you? Immediately after the speaker closes their presentation, the emcee takes the microphone and says, “Thanks for attending the event today. Drive home safely.” That’s memorable, isn’t it? NOT! Ending a program like that is underwhelming. Unfortunately, this Read More
LADDERS: The EXPRESS Elevator Speech:
The EXPRESS Elevator Speech: What is it, what’s the goal, how to improve FRED E. MILLER The LADDERS: The #1 Career Site for $100K+ jobs - DECEMBER 14, 2018 The immediate goal of your elevator speech should be clarity and understanding. Everyone who hears it should know exactly what you do or what job you Read More
Build a Three-Legged EXPERT Stool!
Here's a Great Suggestion! Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking. “The Components, Parts, and Elements of a Presentation” – FREE InfoGraph! You want to be seen as an EXPERT, right? EXPERTS command more money for their products and services. We like to work with EXPERTS. People like to hire EXPERTS. Here's My Read More
Use a DISCLAIMER: Here’s . . .
Mine! Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking. “11 Nuggets to Lessen The Fear of Public Speaking” – FREE InfoGraph! Here's a DISCLAIMER I use in many of my presentations. I use it right after the Opening and it goes like this. "Before I get started, I want to give you a DISCLAIMER. I'm going to show you Read More
It’s ALL About The . . .
STORIES! Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking. This is what I use to develop presentations – FREE Speaker's Template! It's ALL About The STORIES! Nancy Duarte says, "Personal Stories are the emotional glue that connect your audience to your message." We all have Stories and I want to prove that to you with Read More
DON’T Drink these Beverages before . . .
Speaking! Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking. “The Components, Parts, and Elements of a Presentation” – FREE InfoGraph! Here are THREE THINGS NOT to DRINK before you Speak! Number One Coffee. Oh, it may wake you up, but you'll also have to go to the bathroom more often. It's a diuretic! You don't Read More
Use The Law of Primacy and Recency
FREE Self-Scoring Speaker's Assessment Tool - HERE Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking Speakers: Here's a very important tip. There is something called The Law of Primacy and Recency. What it says is the audience best remembers the first and last things you can do. That's why you want to have a Read More
“Mastering Your Elevator Speech” Interview.
The Ultimate Leadership Podcast with Chris Cebollero Mastering Your Elevator Speech on this episode of: The Ultimate Leadership Podcast. Speaker and coach Fred Miller shares his nuggets of wisdom on how to deliver the most effective elevator speech to take your business to the next level. Please listen to the Read More
Three Tips for Your Introduction!
It is the Speaker's Responsibility to Write Their Own Introduction. Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking. Get started on "Speaking Opportunities" with this FREE Speaker's Template - HERE Whenever you’re the speaker, someone is going to introduce you. The Master of Ceremonies is probably going to grab your bio. Read More