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by Brenda C. Smith
Have you been asked to repeat yourself, to speak up, or to be talked over at meetings? The sound of your voice can be enhanced so your listeners are not only …

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Presentation Excellence – Part 5: Practice Makes Perfect
Presentation Excellence – Part 5: Practice Makes Perfect

 This is Simon Parker‘s final article in a five-part series that focuses on giving strong, effective presentations. Simon offers valuable information that will enable you to tailor your presentations so you have the most impact …

Presentation Excellence: Part 4 – Presentation Audiences
Presentation Excellence: Part 4 – Presentation Audiences

This is Simon Parker‘s fourth article in a series of five which focuses on giving strong, effective presentations. Simon offers valuable information that will enable you to tailor your presentations so you have the most …

Presentation Excellence – Part 3: The Inevitability of Presentations
Presentation Excellence – Part 3: The Inevitability of Presentations

by Simon Parker
This is Part 3 of a five-part series. You can read Part 2, Presentation Excellence: The Purpose of Presentations,by clicking here.
You will have to make presentations. No ifs, ands, buts, or maybes. In …

Presentation Excellence – Part 2: The Purpose of Presentations
Presentation Excellence – Part 2: The Purpose of Presentations

by Simon Parker
This is Part 2 of a five-part series. You can read Part 1, Presentation Excellence: Secrets to Great Presentations, by clicking here.
When you make a presentation you generally have one of two goals. …

Presentation Excellence – Part One: Secrets to Great Presentations
Presentation Excellence – Part One: Secrets to Great Presentations

by Simon Parker
What my students have taught me about presentations.
Since 2005, I have taught at a number of post-secondary institutions in Vancouver. Over the years I’ve seen hundreds and hundreds of students’ presentations. At …

Giving Confident and Powerful Presentations
Giving Confident and Powerful Presentations

You can deliver confident and powerful presentations! All it takes is a little preparation, some practice and a winning mindset.
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t like presenting very much so read on for …

Even Professional Public Speakers Make Mistakes – Here Are The Top 10
Even Professional Public Speakers Make Mistakes – Here Are The Top 10

by Heather A. Hansen
Have you ever been really excited about going to a conference just to be unpleasantly surprised by the quality of the speakers? There are some really high caliber speakers in the world, …

10 Ways To Be Perceived As The Expert With Any Audience
10 Ways To Be Perceived As The Expert With Any Audience

by Bob Sommers
Public speaking is an excellent way to position yourself as the expert in your field. It’s also a great way to show your audience that you’re likable, caring and funny. The focus of …

Making The Most Of Questions At A Presentation
Making The Most Of Questions At A Presentation

by Kevin Sinclair
People usually prepare sufficiently for a presentation, but not many of them are as equally well geared up for the questions raised during and upon completion of the presentation. Making sure you are …

Presentation Skills – Ten Tips for Making Effective Presentations
Presentation Skills – Ten Tips for Making Effective Presentations

by Tony Goddard
Have you got a presentation coming up? Are you concerned about how it will go? I expect we have all been to a presentation where within minutes our mind has started to wander …

Effective Public Speaking – The Four C’s
Effective Public Speaking – The Four C’s

by Adam Gropman
According to various surveys and polls, public speaking is one of the most frightening things a person will have to do in his or her life, often more feared than severe physical dangers, …

Public Speaking – How to Stand During a Speech
Public Speaking – How to Stand During a Speech

by Jim Bain
At one time or another we’ve all seen and listened, painfully, to a speech given by a robot, that is a human who resembled a robot. Their body posture was stiff and rigid …

How You Can Be An Effective Speaker and Capture the Attention of Any Audience

Knowing how to speak effectively and present well in front of a group is key to your success.
You need to be able to express yourself effectively. You need to be able to persuade others. You …

Speaking Tips – Break Through the Ho-hum Barrier
Speaking Tips – Break Through the Ho-hum Barrier

by Bonita L Richter
One of the fastest ways to grow your list of contacts and leads is to give a speech with an audience brimming full of people in your market niche.
How many speeches did …

Public Speaking Tips – For an Effective Presentation
Public Speaking Tips – For an Effective Presentation

by Dennis Huang
If you experience a sense of anxiety before an important presentation, it is absolutely normal and it may be helpful to your speech delivery. On the other hand, if your anxiety levels are …