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How to Give a Great Speech

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A good speech is probably the most effective tool for delivering your message. Unlike an interview, a speech gives you a chance to prepare what you want to say and how to say it. You make the points you want to make; in the order you want to make them. It gives you the opportunity […]

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Engaging Your Zoom Audience

Engaging Your Zoom Audience

Engaging your Zoom audience is now a must have skill.For many of us at the beginning of working remotely, we fumbled and stumbled through Zoom meetings. Now several months later, the expectations are higher, and people want smoother and more polished experiences. In this post, learn about four tools that can boost engagement in any meeting.

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Calming Public Speaking Nerves

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A large number of people find public speaking terrifying – it is reported that over 70% of people in the US have a fear of public speaking. As a result, many prefer to avoid it if all possible. However, it’s very likely that at some time in your career and life you will be asked to make a presentation. Being a little nervous, means you want to do well. But being overly nervous or scared is a problem. Here’s a few tips to follow to help you overcome your nervousness or fear to give informative and memorable presentations.

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Beyond Bullet Points Book Review

Book cover of Beyond Bullet Points, Fourth Edition by Cliff Atkinson What’s in the Review IntroductionOverview of the BookPart One: Focus on StorytellingPart Two: Constructing the PresentationPart Three: Delivering Your Story/PresentationConclusion IntroductionThis book is not specifically about designing a better-looking slide deck. However, it focuses on an important aspect of creating great presentations: visual storytelling. […]

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Non-Designer’s Presentation Book Book Review

Book cover of The Non-Designer’s Presentation Book by Robin Williams What’s in the Review IntroductionOverview of the BookSection One: Before You DesignSection Two: Optimize the ContentSection Three: Design the SlidesSection Four: Beyond the PrinciplesConclusionRelated Reviews slide:ology Book Review Visual Design Solutions Book Review The Non-designer’s Design Book Book Review IntroductionIf you are at all familiar […]

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