Tag Archives: presentation

SpeakerToolbox: Score the State of the Union Address

  President Obama will step up to give the State of the Union Address tomorrow evening — talk about a high stakes presentation!  This event challenges us once again to be attentive to both what is said and how it is expressed. What type … Continue reading

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7 Of My Favorite Presentation Tools

A few years back (October 2010, to be exact) I published two posts describing my favorite presentation resources. In reviewing the posts, I happily found those same tools to still be relevant today. So, here are ‘my favs’ – with … Continue reading

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SpeakerQuotes: Stepping Up Your Presentation Skills

Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed. — Cavett Robert Does your 2014 resolutions include stepping up your presentation skills?  If so, consider how avoiding these three “presentation … Continue reading

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One of the Most Inspiring Speeches of All Time!

In the classic animated PEANUTS special, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,”  Linus “owns the room” as he takes center stage and confidently explains to Charlie Brown the true meaning of Christmas. Linus delivers one of the most inspiring speeches of our … Continue reading

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SpeakerQuestion: How do I go about concluding a Q&A discussion?

All too often, a question and answer session ends with the speaker or emcee saying: OK, we are out of time No more questions, let’s move on Well, that’s it Consider using these two tips next time you facilitate Q&A: … Continue reading

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SpeakerEvent: North Carolina Chapter Project Management Institute

Last evening at NCPMI’s chapter meeting, Stephanie Scotti shared insights and strategies to communicate effectively when presenting.  In this interactive session, Don’t Make Me Think, Presentation Skills That Achieve Results, she offered examples of how to engage, involve and inspire … Continue reading

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The Sharks are Back: Prime Time Presentation Lessons

Season 5 of the reality show Shark Tank premiered on September 20th. This critically acclaimed business-themed show has the Sharks — tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons — once again providing budding entrepreneurs the chance to make their dreams come … Continue reading

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