Create A Strong Opening Statement
One of the best speakers I ever heard was a guy who started with such a touching and inspiring story of how he overcame personal tragedy. As I listened, I couldn’t help but think: If this guy can come from the depths of despair to build a successful business and life, there is nothing anyone (including myself) can’t do.
Memorizing Speeches is a Big No-No
When we emphasize the importance of practicing to attendees of our Presentation Skills Training workshops, we hear the same question come up over and over: “What’s the best way to memorize my speech?” And our answer never changes: “You don’t.”
Public Speaking Mistakes Happen to Everyone
Tell me if this rings a bell: You’re going along, giving a great speech or presentation, when all of a sudden you draw a complete blank. Your train of thought has derailed. It’s about to crash and burn and take your presentation with it.
Mind Mapping Works for Presentations
When it comes to putting together a great presentation, sometimes the hardest part is figuring out how you’re going to share all of the information you want your audience to have, and in what order you’re going to deliver it.
Make Sales Presentations Your Specialty
Sales presentations take on many shapes and forms. They can be small and casual between a single salesperson and a customer, or they can be formal and elaborate, delivered by sales teams to corporate executives. Regardless of their size, they all share the same end goal: to make the sale.