Read them - Study them - Don't do them! DON'T If you're a speaker there are certain things you should do, and should not do. Here are 11 Definite Don'ts! Don't "Wing it." Your non-effort will show. You'll embarrass yourself and waste the time of your audience. They came to learn something from your talk. It Read More
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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