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What’s in Your Presenter’s Kit?

Apart from presentation props, what should you bring to a presentation engagement? Here’s a list of items to include in your presenter’s kit. Bring them along and you’ll be prepared to recover from unexpected issues that can crop up on presentation day. Laptop and vital accessories Even if you’re invited to use a computer at […]

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Speechwriting Tip: Be Clear and Concise

If there’s one thing Twitter has taught us, it’s how powerful conciseness and clarity can be. A 140-character tweet cuts out the unnecessary, redundant, and flowery words, encouraging tweeters to send straight, strong messages to their networks. When writing a speech, remember Twitter’s implied advice to all its users: be clear and concise.  There’s some […]

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4 Habits to Make You a Word-Smarter Speaker

Words matter. Though it’s true that a picture can be worth a thousand words, we still rely upon words to carry the complete message and the full story. They capture the narrative, clarify the abstract, conceptualize the unseen. When Chris Burkard gave a TED talk in 2015, he showed the audience jaw-dropping photos and videos of […]

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4 Tricks for Avoiding Death by Info Overload

When speakers are asked to talk on a particular topic, some tend to believe that the more information they share, the better. There’s a too-common notion that sharing everything you know will help the audience considerably improve their personal or professional lives – and that the more you tell, the greater your credibility. And so […]

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Effective Presenting by the Numbers

As a conscientious presenter, it’s likely you’re always on the lookout for useful tips and tricks to boost your presentation skills and success. In our last blog post, we listed several acronyms and abbreviations to help you in that regard. Now we’ve got some new tips for you; this time they’re oriented around numbers, rather […]

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FYI, Abbreviations and Acronyms Are Fair Game in Public Speaking

When it comes to communication, abbreviations and acronyms are great time and space savers. As long as you’re sure your audience is familiar with them, “ASAP” is clearly much quicker than “as soon as possible.” “ETA” is far easier than “estimated time of arrival” and BYOB gets the job done more efficiently than “bring your […]

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Presenting with Power: Modern Sales Techniques

Powerful presentations are created and delivered by people who are well prepared to present something superior. Whether presenting a project or plan, a sales proposal, or presenting themselves as valuable enough to merit a pay increase, they seem to radiate rightness. They are the right choice. Theirs is the best product, plan or proposal. They’re […]

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All-in-one Guide to Creating Effective Presentations

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Presenting: Know Your Venue!

Often in the rush and stress of preparing for a presentation, we make assumptions about a vital element of the presenting process. Assumptions that can lead to real trouble. That element is the presentation venue.  What sort of room is it? Where will you be standing, and what furnishings and equipment will be available? What […]

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Overcome Fear of Public Speaking: Know Why You Fear

Just like any other basic human emotion, the feeling of fear has been programmed into your system from the time you were born. It’s an instinctive survival mechanism that cautions you to be careful and stay away from danger. Unfortunately there are times when fear takes the driver’s seat – inappropriately and seemingly out of […]

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