7 Ways to Improve Your Next Presentation

Presenters at a podium

I’m always searching for insights, tips, and techniques to help people get more out of their presentations. Here are 7 ways to improve your next presentation, some pointers, and suggestions from seven different sources, from the Ted Talk guide to public speaking to Guy Kawasaki’s insights. A broad range of tips These tips range from shaping ideas to creating PowerPoint decks. You don’t need to embrace all seven ideas. I recommend finding one idea that resonates with you and work … Continue reading

How to Handle an Emergency Presentation or Interview on Skype

Man with cellphone handling emergency presentation on Skype

The nature of emergencies is you don’t see them coming. Unfortunately in the era of Skype and video conferencing, an emergency can mean everyone else can see you caught off guard. The trick is finding a way to be your best when you don’t have time to look your best. I can help you there. Welcome to Skype emergencies In the age of video conferencing, an emergency can quickly become a Skype emergency. And even though you didn’t see it … Continue reading

How to Look More Confident in Presentations

Smiling business woman in a presentation

Most people agree that a confident presenter has much greater influence on his or her audience. Whether you are new to presenting or an experienced presenter, you don’t always have as much confidence as you would like. Even the most experienced presenters have days when their confidence runs a little low. But just because you’re not feeling it in a presentation doesn’t mean you should ever show your lack of confidence. Avoid Show and Tell There are three easy ways … Continue reading