Regain composure after a goof

March 27, 2019
The next time you make a blooper—like going blank or losing your place—during a presentation, use this plan to regain your poise and nail the ending.

Understand your audience

January 23, 2019
Before you draft a message or prepare your presentation or speech remarks, take a few minutes to answer these questions.

Will cussing improve presentations?

December 21, 2018
Many speakers—from politicians to leaders of giant corporations—opt to swear during formal presentations. But is it a tactic you should use?

Explain your vision the right way

October 24, 2018
If you want people to buy-in to your vision for the team, organization or project, make sure you are communicating it effectively. Follow these tips.

Before a speech, calm your nerves fast

September 26, 2018
If you’re about to present—and you’re an anxious mess, try these unusual tips to help calm your nerves fast.

5 tips to memorize a speech

July 25, 2018
If you aren’t comfortable winging your next speech or presentation, follow these tips to memorize it—and ensure it still seems natural.

Wave to … no one

June 27, 2018
If you’re a speaker entering a room full of people, you’ll want to instantly connect with the crowd. Simple.

6 steps to a strong video script

June 27, 2018
Whether you are developing content for training, marketing, sales or customer engagement, find ways to integrate video. Then follow these steps to write a compelling video script.

Uncommon presentation advice for uncommon results

February 27, 2018

Whatever your specific leadership role, I am confident you find yourself in the role of presenting to others – at least on occasion.  And if that is true, I’m guessing you would like to do it more effectively and more persuasively. These are good goals.  Yet too many people present just like everyone else; which of course, gives you the same results they got.

Nail an impromptu presentation

August 16, 2017
Don’t be thrown for a loop when you are asked to present on a topic unexpectedly. Instead, follow this advice.