Everyone can do something to improve their presentation skills. Yes, everyone! You, me, all those people doing TED talks, professional keynote speakers, everyone. No one is ever perfect. So, with each presentation it's possible to tweak a few things here or there to help you grow. Below are 33 tweaks you can make to improve your presentations. Pick a couple and give … [Read more...] about 33 Tweaks to a Better Presentation (Only 3 Are About Slides)
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The blue light shining from the laptop screen was all that lit the otherwise dark room. 5am and Paul's coffee was already cold. He flicked back and forward between his slide deck and a blog article sporting advice for presenters. His heart beat faster than usual. Paul was under pressure. Only 6 hours to go and he was on the third re-write of his slide deck. Every … [Read more...] about How to Squash Your Fear, Engage Your Audience, and Skyrocket Your Career
Everything. Still don't see the connection? Let me connect the dots for you. Imagine this: It's pay day. You're out having a drink with friends after work. You're chatting away, having a laugh, when it happens. You know you shouldn't look. You certainly shouldn't stare. But you just can't help it. A girl with an impressive set of fake boobs, or a guy with an … [Read more...] about What Do Presentation Skills Have in Common With Fake Boobs?
"Sorry. Just a moment. the projector won't turn on. "Okay, that's it. "Oh, woops! That's slide number 3. Let me just go back to the start. "Right. Umm, okay. Good morning, everyone. Thank you for coming to my, uhh, my presentation this morning. "I want to talk about, uhh, our new marketing plan........ "Oh, no. What's wrong with this. I think the battery's died. … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Tweaks to Supercharge Your Presentation and Engage Your Audience
Fact: 75% of people fear doing a presentation. Fact: 99.9% of people do crappy presentations. Take that in for a moment. That's a whole lot of bad presentations being done by people who don't want to do them. That's a squillion hours of sleepy time for audiences across the globe every day. And here's the really big issue with this... Job opportunities are … [Read more...] about Join the Resistance