How to Organize a Presentation

How to Organize a Presentation

It’s time for an in-depth look at how to organize a presentation from top to bottom. A clear structure is one of the biggest favors you can do yourself and your listeners. Clear thinking helps you stay on track and helps your audience remember your message. We’ll look at the introduction, body, and conclusion and all of the component parts for each section. (more…)

Why I Don’t Make Sample Presentation Videos

Why I Don’t Make Sample Presentation Videos

I am regularly asked to make sample presentation videos. But it’s not something I am inclined to do because every presentation is unique and because my videos provide all the tools you would need to create a presentation from start to finish. (more…)

How to Use a Statistic as an Attention Grabber for a Presentation

How to Use a Statistic as an Attention Grabber for a Presentation

You may sometimes want to use statistics to start a presentation. As you may know, the very first thing you say to kick off a presentation is called the opening or “attention grabber.” (more…)

How to Grab an Audience’s Attention with a Story

How to Grab an Audience’s Attention with a Story

Stories are a great way to start a presentation. However, many people don’t have enough confidence in their story-telling skills to do it. If you follow the classic story-telling template and a few simple tips, your stories will get better without a doubt. (more…)

3 Quick Tips for a Convincing & Persuasive Presentation

3 Quick Tips for a Convincing & Persuasive Presentation

Everyone wants to give a convincing and persuasive presentation. If you don’t, your presentation isn’t likely going to be successful, right?

So here are three quick tips to help you give a convincing and persuasive presentation. Check out the video to hear more about each of the tips.

Tip #1: Provide a human element

Tip #2: Talk about what they are trying to achieve

Tip #3: Create emotion

Give those a try and let me know if you have any questions.

How to Deliver an Extemporaneous Presentation

How to Deliver an Extemporaneous Presentation

Great speakers typically present in a smooth delivery style that we all admire. They sound like they are having a conversation with listeners rather than talking at them.

This style is called extemporaneous speaking or extemporaneous delivery. That means (a) the speaker knows the material (b) speaks in a conversational style, (c) from limited notes (d) in a structured way. (more…)