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How to Make Your Presentation Stand Out

When people think about sitting through a presentation, they typically feel less than thrilled about it. That’s because most of us have sat through our fair share of dull and boring presentations. Every once in a while, however, we may get wowed by that one presenter who managed to get the whole audience glued to…

Present Like a Pro

Giving a presentation does not come easy to everyone. In fact, most people are terrified at the very thought of speaking in public. Therefore, when it comes to presenting, most people are just happy to get through it. The fact is, however, that in order to become a successful leader or entrepreneur, you have to…

Tips for Group Project Presentations

There may come a time when you are asked to deliver a group presentation. Although most people prefer a group presentation because it is less nerve wracking, it doesn’t come without its own unique challenges. It can be difficult to collaborate with several people in order to produce one cohesive presentation. With a group presentation,…

How to Lengthen a Presentation

Striking that perfect duration for your presentation can be tricky. You may feel as though you prepared a presentation that will last the appropriate length and then find out as you are speaking that you grossly miscalculated. Presentations can go by very quickly, especially when you are nervous and speeding through the material. For instance,…

10 Tips for Public Speaking

Whether you are new to giving speeches or you have many presentations under your belt, there are always ways to improve your public speaking skills. Even the most experienced speakers can suffer from fear and anxiety over public speaking. In fact, public speaking is routinely described as one of the greatest and most common fears.…

How to Ace Your School Presentation Project

School presentations can be extremely nerve-wracking, but pretty much every student will have to do one at some point. Although it’s not a favorite project of most students, learning to present in front of a group is a very important skill that will be helpful in both one’s academic and professional career. It’s a skill…

How to Give a Bad Presentation

Most of us have sat through a dull, boring, and confusing presentation at some point. You probably found yourself dozing off, constantly checking your watch, or even scrolling through your phone just to pass the time. The fact is, even the best presentation can flop if you make a few common mistakes. A poorly delivered…

Tips for Teachers- Lecture Slideshows

Oftentimes teachers will create PowerPoint presentations as a means to communicate content with students in a way other than lecturing or teaching from a textbook. If done correctly, this can be a powerful tool for both educators and students. It can be effective for reinforcing concepts and providing visual aids to help students retain information.…

Other Presentation Ideas Besides PowerPoint

If you think about every presentation you have ever been to, there’s a good chance that most of them included a PowerPoint slideshow. While this can certainly be a useful tool, it’s also a tool that has been used time and time again. It’s tough to wow audiences with a presentation that uses the same…

Top PowerPoint Tips

When used correctly, PowerPoint presentations can be a great way to support a speech, help the audience visualize concepts, and capture attention. However, poorly designed slides can do just the opposite. Too much text or distracting images can leave the audience feeling bored, confused, and even irritated. Slideshows are intended to help audiences follow along…