Monthly Archives: August 2015

Pre-Speaking Rituals: Short But Sweet Ways to Prime Yourself for Presenting

Having and following a preparatory ritual has proven a powerful tool for putting yourself in the best frame of mind for many kinds of activities. World-class professional boxer Manny Pacquaio prays in his ring corner before every fight as part of his emotional preparations. Tim Ferris, bestselling author of “The 4-Hour Workweek,” listens to Steve […]

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Presentation Fashion Tip: Look Professional, Credible, and Simple

The main reason numerous articles (including this one) have been written about dressing up for presentations lies in the fact that people are attracted to beauty. In one classic experiment in social psychology, male and female college students were shown photos of people who displayed different levels of attractiveness. The results of this survey showed […]

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10 Presentation and Public Speaking Quotes that Inspire

Here’s a collection of presentation and public speaking quotes to inspire you to improve your skills. 1. “If you can’t write your message in a sentence, you can’t say it in an hour.” ~ Dianna Booher

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55 Transitions for Polished Presentations

Have you ever encountered a presenter who jumped randomly from one point to another, with no sensible train of thought in sight? Unfortunately, some presenters fail to recognize the vital importance of smooth transitions – and then wonder why the audience looks so puzzled, and why their talks never seem to make a lasting impression. […]

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Calm Your Stage Fright and Speak More Effectively: Breathe!

Everyone knows that we breathe all the time, without even thinking about it. In fact, we take in and let out more than 10,000 liters of air every day. That’s a lot of work, yet we’re scarcely aware of it. How lungs work But did you know that it can pay big dividends if you […]

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