You've read plenty of posts about what to do in your presentations. Probably less about what not to do. When it comes to presentations, a "not to do" list can be more effective than a "to do" list. Simply because it gives you permission to knock out the negative and unnecessary, freeing you up to focus all your energies on the essentials of your speech. How many from … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Be Another Mediocre Presenter No One Gives a Crap About
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Hey guys! It’s Dave Mac here from PresentationBlogger.com. Today, I’m talking with Dave Linehan. Dave is engineer, a speaker, a Toastmaster, a blogger, the list goes on. Dave runs the Communicate You Blog at CommunicateYouBlog.com. On the Communicate You Blog, Dave writes articles about public speaking. He has a huge collection of expert interviews with the likes of Nancy … [Read more...] about Presentation Blogger interviews Dave Linehan CommunicateYouBlog.com
Can I tell you my worst nightmare? Speaking to a roomful of people and realizing the only thing they are thinking about is how to get as far away from me as they can. Scary, right? It happened to me more than once. Reciting my meticulously practiced script, or pointing to a graph or table I'd slaved over the night before... I look up and discover the audience are … [Read more...] about Give Me Just 5 Minutes and I’ll Improve Your Presentation 100%
Let's find out... It's easy to diagnose a boring presentation. The audience does it for you. Diagnosing your presentation's boring-ness Is the audience sitting forward, engaged? Do the audience react when you say something that's emotional? When you ask a question (straight or rhetorical) does the movement in the audience feel like people sitting forward? Your … [Read more...] about Why is Your Presentation Boring?
Newbie presenters often go down the same road when it comes to their first delivery. Treading a well-worn, but flawed, path. If you're about to do your first presentation. If you're a bit worried about it. You need to read this... Here are 3 things you believed about presentations that simply aren't true. Forgetting your lines spells disaster It is important that you … [Read more...] about 3 Things You Believed About Presentations That Simply Aren’t True