How to effectively practice for your next presentation

How to effectively practice for your next presentation

American football great Vince Lombardi said, “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” This quote holds true for everything from sports to giving professional presentations. Use these tips to help you effectively practice for your next...
How to use storytelling in a presentation

How to use storytelling in a presentation

Using stories in a presentation is easier than you think. It doesn’t have to be stressful—especially if you’re familiar with the tactics that make a good story. Follow these tips to use effective storytelling in your next presentation: What is storytelling? In its...
3 tips for painless public speaking

3 tips for painless public speaking

Public speaking gets a bad rap. Most people have experienced the anxiety and fear that can come with glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking. The good news is that it is possible to be fearless while standing up in front of people. All you have to do is follow...
5 things you should avoid when giving a presentation

5 things you should avoid when giving a presentation

You’ve spent time preparing your slides and researching content. You stayed in last Saturday so you could practice your transitions. Now it’s time to deliver. Here are five things to avoid when giving a presentation: Slow pace: Your audience shouldn’t be more...
How to open a speech

How to open a speech

What’s the best way to open a speech? Does it have to be the best joke in your arsenal? How you choose to open a speech often dictates how your audience responds to you. Let’s start with what doesn’t work. What you don’t want to do Most people start a speech with,...
10 things you should always do when giving a presentation

10 things you should always do when giving a presentation

Presentations can be stressful but can also yield great results when you’ve prepared and presented in the best way possible. It’s normal to feel nervous and most people can’t help but feel anxious but there are a few things you can control. Here are ten things...