Presentation: Delivery

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Want to make better presentations? Here are 10 tips to help you get there. 1. Do everything you can to bolster your personal confidence. Best thing you can do to bolster your confidence is to dress, prepare, and be a professional. 2. Make eye contact. You don’t have to connect with every audience member, but […]

6 ways to make your messages “sticky”

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Brothers Chip and Dan Heath wrote a book called Made to Stick. In it, they outline six “sticky principles” that make messages memorable. Simple If you need to be convinced that simplicity is powerful, just look to Apple. No company does a better job of boiling its messages and its products down to the basic, most […]

The power of story

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One of the most powerful tools a presenter can use is story. Stories allow an audience to tap into the current of life. Hearing a story is like resting your fingers on a pulse, and for a moment, to understand…to empathize…to feel…to experience. One of my favorite examples of the power of story comes from […]

Presentation: Design

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If you want to be a great presenter, work on 4 things: exuding professionalism knowing your audience honing a knock-out delivery and crafting a simple yet stunning design 10 design tips 1. Keep it simple. We are bombarded with data, messages, and stimuli in today’s world. Keep things clutter-free and simple, and your audience will love you for it. […]

Presentation: Audience

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If you want to be a great presenter, work on 4 things: exuding professionalism knowing your audience honing a knock-out delivery and crafting a simple yet stunning design  4 tips on audience 1. Know your audience. This is one of the most fundamental rules of giving oral presentations. You don’t want to talk over your audience members’ heads, and […]