The formula for the Body of a Presentation is: Make a Point - Tell a STORY! (Preferably, a personal one.) Here are some reasons WHY to use Stories in your presentations: Stories are relatable: When we hear a story, it activates the parts of our brain that process language and the parts that process experiences. This Read More
Guide for Public Speaking
Eleven Qualities of a GREAT PRESENTER!
What Makes a Great Presenter? A great presenter goes beyond just being good. They possess exceptional qualities that can captivate and inspire their audience. Here are eleven qualities that make a great presenter: 1. Authenticity A great presenter is authentic, genuine, and relates easily to an audience. This helps to Read More
The WORST Ways to Open Your Presentation!
A presentation is a crucial tool for any speaker to convey their message effectively to the audience. It is a platform to showcase your ideas, passion, or products to a group of people. However, the way you start your presentation can make or break the entire event. A Poor Opening can lead to a loss of interest and Read More
Lessening the Fear of Public Speaking . . .
Can have numerous benefits, both personal and professional. Actually, you don't want to eliminate that fear. The goal is to take that nervous energy and put it into your presentations. A presentation without energy is B-O-R-I-N-G! Here are some of the most significant benefits: Improved communication skills: Read More
ZOOM To New Heights!
ZOOM TIPS that Make a Difference – A BIG Difference! Transcript Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking. This video's about ZOOM. What an amazing application! We can meet with anyone virtually. For a presenter, our audiences can be all over the world. But it does present some challenges, doesn't it? Let me Read More
I Asked ChatGPT to Summarize my Book, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”
THIS is One Smart App! * ChatGPT has been in the news recently - a lot! This app and others are dramatically changing many things. Here is the unedited summary it did on my book, "NO SWEAT Public Speaking!" I think it did a great job! "NO SWEAT Public Speaking!" is a comprehensive guide to public speaking, designed Read More
Score Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities by . . .
SPEAKING! We perceive really good speakers as EXPERTS! We like to work with EXPERTS. EXPERTS command more money for their products and services. Stand out from your peers by being an EXCELLENT presenter. Most people have a fear of public speaking and are poor presenters. This often puts a cap on their business, Read More
The Benefits of NOT Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking.
Are you tired of feeling nervous before giving a presentation? Are you worn out from spending hours preparing and practicing only to feel like your performance falls short? Well, have no fear! Contrary to what you might think, there are many benefits to not overcoming your fear of public speaking. Let's look at Read More
Common Mistakes Speakers Make
A "Presentation Without Mistakes" is a speaker's goal. That rarely happens. No speaker is perfect and even the most seasoned ones, who regularly stand before audiences, will make mistakes in their presentations. Being aware of what to avoid helps. Some of the most common ones are: Not preparing enough: Read More
VOCAL CUES Are Important Because . . .
They can help listeners understand the meaning of words and the intentions behind them. Vocal cues are aspects of speech that convey meaning or convey information about a speaker's attitudes, emotions, or intentions. These can include things like tone of voice, pronunciation, enunciation, pausing, volume, pitch, and pace Read More