| PowerPoint Bullets Bye Bye
Why would you want to get rid of bullets in your
presentations? In short, they can turn a good
presentation into a boring one. how do you get
rid of bullets?
Public Speaking Tips: More Hiding Places for
Presentations - The Single Most Powerful
PowerPoint Slide You Can Use
PowerPoint problems run rampant in
presentations, from busy, overdone slides that
are impossible to read to poor usage where the
speaker talks to the slide or blocks the screen.
While there are lots of ways to improve slide
quality and enhance PowerPoint usage, there is
one little known, but powerful, strategy that
can improve any PowerPoint presentation and put
the focus more on the speaker, where it
Sure-Fire Steps To Take The Fear Out Of Public Speaking
Do you "feel the fear" when asked to do some public speaking?
Public speaking is still one of our greatest fears and it turns grown
men and women into nervous wrecks. The mere thought of it turns our
tongue to cotton wool, causes our internal plumbing to act up and turns
our knees to jelly.
Well, there's no need for all of this because help is at hand. All you
need to remember are your P's and Q's. Let's start with the P's
Lose the fear - Get out there and speak
You've heard it said many times before - the
fear of speaking is considered by many as their
number one fear, outdistancing death and
divorce. There are legendary stories of
entertainment superstars who undergo
extraordinary episodes of stage fright
immediately before they perform...
How to banish impromptu speaking blues
... the ability to almost immediately summon up
a well-crafted speech from thin air can be
learnt. With confidence arising from the
practice of a few simple skills you’ll soon be
an accomplished impromptu speaker whatever the
occasion. Here’s how.
Ten Fatal Flaws Frequently Found from the Podium
My Best Presentation Tricks
Giving presentations can be a complete and utter
thrill. Too bad attending them can be a complete
and utter bore. If you are on the giving side, I
want to offer you up a collection of my best
presentation tricks to date
Handling the Audience in Public Speaking
Audiences Are Your Friend
For the rank amateur to the ignorant professional, audiences create the
same effect no matter how small they are to a speaker. Fear and anxiety.
From a single person to a crowd as big as the fans in the Super Bowl,
speaking in front of a serious listening audience is the true test and
baptism of fire.
Despite this, audiences are predictable. Audiences listen to you because
they want to learn something from the speaker.
Following this logic, the speaker would do well to follow the strategy
of making it informative as well as interesting to listeners to see your
speech through till the end.
Here are some tips on how you can have the audience listen in rapt
Want to be more persuasive? Preparation is the key
Wake me when
it's over -
A guide to no-nap presentations
It’s 9:30 in the morning and you’ve made it
to the third presentation of today’s marketing meeting.
The presenter is pretty much reading word for word from
a deck of 40 slides, which are mostly densely worded,
bulleted items with an occasional chart or graph thrown
You have no interest in the topic, and to keep from
falling asleep during the next 30 minutes, you are
taking this opportunity to proofread some documents for
a pressing deadline.
You realize you are missing about 75 percent of the
material — but you have all the slides on a handout to
refer to later if necessary. The meeting feels like a
complete waste of time and you have this important