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 …

How to Add Presentation Zing Through A Golf Swing!

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In being hyper-focused on presentations, as well as trying to find new ways to reach and inspire you, I think that I may have stumbled upon an incredibly useful metaphor that’ll help you out. As you have undoubtedly surmised from the title, I’ll be linking up presentations and golf. As …

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 …