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Leveraging Your Production Company for Presentation Success

You are the keynote speaker at a high-profile conference. You have written your speech. You have crafted a strong, concise message. You have exciting and compelling media to support what you have to say. While you may think the stakes are … Continue reading

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Speech Preparation: Vocal Warm-Ups

Vocal warm-ups are an ancient speech preparation practice–the Greek orator Demosthenes famously cured his stuttering and taught himself to speak clearly by talking with pebbles in his mouth. While putting rocks in your mouth may not be an appealing exercise today, there … Continue reading

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4 Steps to an Effective Presentation

When you speak in a professional setting, your biggest goal is to communicate your message as effectively as possible. Effective presentations don’t just happen they are planned and studied.  Here are a few steps to making your presentation effective: Be an expert. … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Connect With Your Audience

You’ve probably been in one of those meetings where the speaker drones through his or her endless PowerPoint slides while you sit and multi-task — doodling on your scratch pad, checking your e-mail and wondering how much longer this boredom … Continue reading

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Secrets of Owning the Room

Four secrets for creating a presence that radiates ownership when you step up to speak. Continue reading

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