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Presentation Insights from Business Leaders and Experienced Presenters

Seasoned presenters are engaging, interesting, and knowledgeable and they make the process of delivering a presentation look seamless. They are poised, professional, confident, and organized. Some of the greatest presenters of our time include Steve Jobs, Maya Angelou, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Tony Robbins. They all shared the special ability to…

Ideas for Putting on Lively Presentations That Audience Members Love

Keeping an audience entertained for a length of time can be one of the biggest challenges for any presenter. Especially today, there are plenty of speakers who have caught audience members scrolling through their phone, typing on a laptop, or even sleeping during their presentation. Let’s face it, humans have incredibly short attention spans and…

Common Problems That Most People Have When Presenting

Presenting is a skill that requires a great deal of preparation and practice. It is also something that does not come naturally to most people. In fact, many people are terrified at the thought of public speaking, yet a successful presentation is dependent on the speaker appearing calm, confident, and in control. Even with extensive…

Avoid These Mistakes That Average Presenters Always Make

Giving a presentation is not exactly easy, but that doesn’t mean you should settle for just an average performance. While there’s no such thing as a ‘perfect’ presentation, there are common mistakes that many rookie presenters often make. Unfortunately, these mistakes can lead to dull, boring, or confusing presentations. If you want to work towards…

Tips for Making Group Presentations Over Zoom

Now that much of the workforce is remote, online presentations with tools like Zoom have become the norm. While it may seem a little less intimidating to present in front of a computer as opposed to a room full of people, there are still plenty of challenges with virtual presentations. The lack of physical presence,…

Ways to Get More from Microsoft PowerPoint

Many of us have sat through a PowerPoint presentation that has nearly bored us to tears. As a result, you might shy away from this presentation tool in fear of doing the same to your audience. While it might not be the rage that it was years ago, that doesn’t mean you need to underestimate…