Giving an online business presentation: 3 things you’ve got to do!

Online Business Presentation Advice

Video marketing is HOT. RED HOT. It seems that E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E is getting in on the action. For good reason of course as consumers are gobbling it right up. I recently came across a gem of a stat unearthed by social media guru Nika Stewart.  According to Forrester Research, a minute …

Communication Skills are Crucial to Your Future Success: 3 REASONS

Communcation Skills and Success

There is so much advice out there covering what you should do when it comes to positioning yourself for success. It can be dizzying at times trying to sift through the most pertinent tips. Trust me, I know! I see tweets, pins, pics, and infographics splattered across my social feeds …

3 Ways to Get a Grip on Presentation Panic  

3 Ideas to Get a Grip on Presentation Panic

I know there are a billion presentation tips covering just about everything you need to know about effective communication. However, the topic I’d like to dive into today concerns a matter that typically fuels the fear of presenting. What I am referring to of course is presentation panic. You know, …

Presentation Memorization Made Easy-Peasy!

Presentation Memorization made easy with Memory Palace Technique

Preparing for major preparations involves a host of tasks that range from simple to fairly complex. Idea formulation as well as crafting words and ideas into a coherent structure can be a challenge to many. Putting together effective presentation decks can also be a major stressor too. Once the aforementioned …

5 Keys to Boosting Your Webinar Presentation Skills

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Just as technical webinar malfunctions have the power to kill your opportunities to effectively communicate, convert and ultimately sell, there is one other major factor that determines your success. Your ability to persuasively communicate during a webinar is hands down the most critical element to whether your ideas will resonate …

The Essentials: Conference Presentation Tips

Conference Presentation Tips

Each time you step in front of that conference podium you are doing one of two things: Building your professional reputation. OR Destroying your professional reputation. Put another way, your career or business is either growing or dying based on how you perform. Is this assessment overly dramatic? Perhaps. Is …

How to Brand Yourself as a Speaker: 5 Keys

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Let’s play a game. I want you to imagine how you’d feel if you discovered that others equated your name and speaking style to the following: thought leader, engaging, charismatic, informative and thought-provoking. Now let’s turn this around. Imagine that instead of the aforementioned qualities being synonymous with you, qualities …

Commit to be fit: Why your public speaking ABSOLUTELY depends on this!

Commit to be fit

Excellent public speaking skills have the power to give careers and reputations blasts of goodness. So much so, that if you put in the time and devote yourself to presentation mastery, you can seemingly blow by peers and seize thought leadership. Invariably, you will find that spreading your influence and …

Mental Burnout & Public Speaking Spinouts

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You do not shy away from added responsibility. Your attitude is centered on skillful accomplishment in whatever you do. If it doesn’t already, your list of professional accomplishment and credentials are on track to match your level of ambition.  Finally, colleagues would more than likely label you a high achiever. …

Q&A Confidence: How to AVOID a Meltdown

Q&A Confidence

You had been fretting for the past two weeks about your upcoming presentation. Admittedly, public speaking has never been your thing, but you decided that you were done with the suffering. You got down and dirty and put the time, effort and energy into this presentation. Now you find yourself …

Speaking Naturally: How to Discover Your Presentation Voice

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Would you agree that the most skilled speakers make it look easy? Words seem to float off of their tongue. They effortlessly transition from point to point and appear to enjoy the entire process. In fact, it almost feels as though their presentation is more of a conversation rather than …

Presentation Skills: The Simplest Approach Ever to Improvement

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Entering “self-help public speaking” in Google brings back 18,200,000 results. Entering “public speaking” in Amazon.com brings back 23,750 results. That is a lot of information. My guess is that there are a lot of “simple” strategies floating around in print and online. Have you ever noticed how many of these …

Captivate Audiences: 4 Public Speaking Master Techniques

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What pops into your mind when you hear the names, Marlon Brando and Al Pacino? Godfather and Godfather. Right, so maybe that wasn’t the best lead-in. There is something else that ties these two titans of acting together. Each of them is famously known for their approach to their craft. …

10 Killer Presentation Resources

10 Killer Resources: Public Speaking

Without further ado, I’d like to share 10 presentation resources and tips that’ll have you doing flips.  Admittedly, you’ll first have to first scrape away that layer of cheese spread on the intro sentence.  However, that little rhyme fittingly reflects my feelings that you will find some great value in …

Speaking Success: How to Unearth Your Presentation Superpowers

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Did you know that most people suffer from speech anxiety?  *yawn*  Of course you did. This statement surprises very few people. We all have seen those lists –substantiated or not—which rank fear higher than death. *duh*  Tell me something new. Okay smartie, did you know that fear of public speaking …