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12 Killer Speech Openers to Keep Your Audience Interested

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

“If you want your audience to pay attention and stay interested, consider building curiosity into your presentation,” writes Dave Mac (photo, left) in an article at his website, PresentationBlogger…You must login or register before you view this content.

Public Speaking Success: Stay in Your Lane

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

“It's the secret nobody talks about…You must login or register before you view this content.

Don’t Let Others Eclipse Your Presentation

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

According to Diane DiResta (photo, left), “Just like the pattern of a total eclipse, it often happens gradually…You must login or register before you view this content.

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with ‘Good Morning and Thank You’ and Start with This Instead

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

“Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression…You must login or register before you view this content.

Free Download: A Guide to Building Conversational Presentations

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

“As presentation design expert Russell Anderson-Williams points out, 'In this busy world of countless communication channels, having the opportunity to interact with people in person should be something we relish, not squander…You must login or register before you view this content.

Stop Ending Your Speeches With ‘Any Questions’ and End with This Instead

Monday, May 21st, 2018

“If you're planning to wrap up your presentation with a half-hearted call for “any questions?..You must login or register before you view this content.

12 Phrases That Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

“No matter how topical, relevant or pressing your content is, you're often fighting an uphill battle for the audience's attention…You must login or register before you view this content.

Top 20 Worst Pieces of Advice Ever Given on Presentation Skills

Monday, May 14th, 2018

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How to Use Gestures or What to Do with Your Hands

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

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How to Open and Close Presentations

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

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