This video breaks down a recent graduation speech by Arnold Schwarzenegger. In general, I believe Schwarzenegger is an underrated speaker and this particular speech shows his skill. (more…)
When you start a presentation, it’s always a good idea to engage your audience and get their attention. Here is an easy way to start your presentation, engage your audience, and get their attention. (more…)
In this video, you’ll learn an easy way to compliment another group’s presentation, even if you didn’t like their presentation 🙂
- Step 1: Briefly summarize what the group talked about.
- Step 2: Talk about what you gained or learned from the presentation.
The video has an example of what I’m talking about so check that out.
Every audience appreciates it when a speaker is organized and easy to follow. A great way to help listeners follow along is by using clear transition statements between main points. In my experience, most speakers’ transitions don’t stand out enough and listeners miss them. As a result, one main point tends to blur into the next. (more…)
Sometimes, a listener will ask you a multi-part question after a presentation. They will word it something like this: “I have a two-part question. The first part is . . . and the second question is . . .” Sometimes the questions are related but not always. (more…)