Category Archives: Public Speaking

Don’t Just Stand There – Use Gestures to Bring Your Stories to Life

Language is a more recent technology. Your body language, your eyes, your energy will come through to your audience before you even start speaking. – Peter Guber When preparing a speech, we’re often so focused on writing and practicing the … Continue reading

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Jack Ma’s Effective, Yet Simple Communication Style

Chances are you’ve heard of “The Three Bears” fairy tale, and while the details of the story might have blurred over time, you’ll never forget the general storyline. In short, the allegory instructs children not to mess with other people’s … Continue reading

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The Power of Imagery in Communications

Best-selling author, Stephen King once said “imagery does not occur on the writer’s page; it occurs in the reader’s mind. “To describe everything is to supply a photograph in words; to indicate the points which seem the most vivid and … Continue reading

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Three Practical Strategies for Introverts to Speak Up in Meetings

“You need to speak up.” “You have to be more visible.” If you’re an introvert, you might have heard these two pieces of feedback before. And if you’re a high performer, they can be especially irksome. Speaking up just isn’t … Continue reading

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Practice, Practice, Practice…It’s no joke

A famous violinist was leaving the stage door of Carnegie Hall after a particularly bad day of rehearsal.  Noticing the musician and his violin case, two tourists looking for the entrance approached him and asked, “How do you get to … Continue reading

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Using Humor in Presentations

Humor is tricky in presentations and meetings. Sometimes it works, and everyone chuckles, laughs and smiles. That’s a swell moment for the presenter and an enjoyable one for the audience. When humor falls flat, causing people to cringe and look … Continue reading

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Connect With Your Audience

Many professionals struggle to get their message across, whether it’s choosing the right words or getting in front of the right audience. Your communication skills play a large part in how well you deliver your message and connect with your … Continue reading

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One Simple Yet Powerful Tip to Enhance Your Presentations Immediately

There is a lot of great information out there for improving your presentations. The only problem is it may be difficult to recall them especially when you’re pressed for time. One simple yet powerful question I use to ensure my presentations … Continue reading

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Engage Your Audience Using Visuals

Did you know almost 85% of the information your audience remembers comes through their eyes? To make an impact and leave a lasting impression, we suggest you use visual aids during your informative presentations. Here are the top three reasons … Continue reading

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