Speakers The First Thing the Audience will Remember! The Law of Primacy and Recency states: The First and Last Things your audience hears and sees, will probably be remembered more than anything else in your presentation. Of the two, the Closing will be better recalled. Knowing that Law is important for several Read More
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Public Speaking is the Key to Opening. . .
The Doors of Opportunity!Speaking Opportunity is waiting! On the other side of that door is Lots of it! How do we unlock and open it? Speak! Public Speaking/Presenting is the Key to opening the Doors of Opportunity! Here's why: We perceive really good speakers as Experts! Perception is reality, and we like Read More
The Five Laws of Presentation
Laws of Presentation. To be a Successful Speaker, these are Not Optional! Laws To be successful in anything, there are Very Specific Laws that apply. These are not suggestions! The Public Speaking / Presentation World is no exception. The following Five Laws of Presentation are essential if a high quality Read More
Attention, Audience! Be SPEAKER CENTERED – Please!
AudiBeing Audience Centered is a mandate for speakers. Great presenters know: It's all about the audience, and not about them. When a speaker takes their focus off the audience the presentation suffers and the odds of them GETTING IT! lessen. In most cases, the audience came to learn something, not to see or hear the Read More
Props for Presentations: Seen and UnSeen!
Make the Invisible - Visible! Sometimes - Not! Prop A prop is something used to support your presentation. Props can be very effective tools for presenters to use. People have three styles of learning: Visual - Learn by seeing. Auditory - Learn by hearing. Kinesthetic - Learn by doing. Appealing to more Read More
Have a ‘Plan B’ Because When the Screen Goes. . .
BLANK - You're Going to Need It! - Glad I Had Mine! MDo you have a spare tire in your trunk? If you do, and I hope so, do you know if it’s properly inflated? Do you have a jack to lift the car so the tire can be changed? How about a lug wrench to remove the bad wheel and install the good one? Have you ever changed a Read More
Successful Speakers Focus on The Audience
AudienceSuccessful Speakers Focus on The AUDIENCE! Speakers: It's not about you! It's all about your Audience! Successful Companies are Customer Centered. They focus on the Customer; the needs and challenges their customers have. They focus on meeting those needs and solving those challenges. That Read More
The Worst Speech You’ll Ever Give,
Will Be Far Better Than the One You Never Give! That's worth repeating: "The worst speech you'll ever give, will be far better than the one you never give!" Many are held back from speaking because of the Fear of Public Speaking. They mistakenly think: They have to be perfect. They'll make a fool of Read More
One Reason People have a Fear of Public Speaking is: “I Have Nothing to Speak About!”
Nonsense! Nonsense One of the main reasons people have a Fear of Public Speaking is they think they have nothing to say. They believe anything and everything that could ever be said on a subject has already been said - and probably, many many times! They imagine the audience will know more than they do about the Read More
Failing Gets a Bad Rap!
If you've ever failed, please raise your hand!Fail I can’t see any of you, but I know all your hands are raised. (Several have both hands and legs in the air!) Did you learn more from things you failed at or from things that went well the first time you did them? You learned more from what went wrong than what Read More