Public Speaking Tips to Improve Your Presentation Skills [The Ultimate Guide]

Chapter 1 How to Prepare for a Presentation Chapter 2 Start A Speech With A Great Introduction Chapter 3 How To Create Meaningful Content Chapter 4 Visuals to Engage Your Audience Chapter 5 Mastering Body Language Chapter 6 [...]

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The Secret to Sounding More Powerful When Speaking? It’s Easier Than You Think

You're onstage and all eyes are on you. What can you do? A Speaker Coach Answers. There is nothing more important than breathing, most obviously in daily life, but especially for every major event you will face. Not only is it essential to boost confidence and delivery on the TED stage, but it's also [...]

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The Secret to Crushing Your Next Speech: A Masterclass

“There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1. The nervous and 2. Liars.” - Mark Twain Why would anyone skydive? It’s terrifying: you can’t breathe, you’re unprotected, and your blood pressure is, well, stratospheric. Why subject yourself to such strain? For the payoff. For the feeling of freeing yourself- [...]

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Advice From a Speaker Coach: Does Imagining Your Audience Naked Work?

“Imagine your audience nude.” Any public speaking coach worth their salt will refrain from giving this age-old advice. In fact, we may never know why some people still think the antidote for fear of public speaking is imagining their audience naked. Many people attribute this advice and practice to Winston Churchill, who was, [...]

Beyond Power Posing – Presentation Skills Training with Presence

“Becoming present is not just about knowing and affirming your story—it’s also about how you narrate your story. Telling yourself what matters to you is one thing, but equally important is taking control of how you tell your story—to yourself and to others.” — Amy Cuddy, Presence Anyone who has attended a presentation skills [...]

Avoid These Rookie Speaking Mistakes and Present Like a Pro

You may have heard of an abundance or a growth mindset. You may have even adopted some tactics of business leaders with strong mindsets, such as exercising or working with coaches. But what mindsets combat the fears associated with performances in front of an audience? Similarly to speakers, athletes must bring their ‘A’ game to very public arenas. Track-and-field star Allyson [...]

3 Proven Tips for Memorable Talks

Living a meaningful life matters, and creating a meaningful presentation that resonates with an audience matters too. Why do you think TED Talks are so popular? Their “ideas worth spreading” tagline embodies the exact definition of meaningful. And, as a result, TED Talks are just that: meaningful. What you have to say–your message–is already meaningful. Your task is [...]

The Best Presenters Use These 3 Tricks to Ignite Your Presentation

It’s that time of year: Everyone is getting ready for school to start. Whether you’re currently a student, teacher, parent, or none of the above, going back to school conjures classroom memories for all of us. Book reports, oral presentations–some memories may be more pleasant than others. Talking to a classroom isn’t so different from running a team [...]

4 Things Speakers Must do Before Delivering a Remarkable Presentation

What do athletes, actors and speakers have in common? They need to perform–and do it well. With every public speaking engagement, speakers need to “step up to the plate” and “hit their mark.” Eloquent delivery and an authoritative persona are part of the game. And the reason much of the same language is used to describe competent athletes, [...]

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The Power of Deliberate Practice

As humans, we’re better together. An ancient proverb puts it this way: “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Today there’s no better way to stay sharp than a small-group masterclass. This post is the last of a three-part series. In the first, we saw why masterclasses can be so effective for [...]

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