Presentations

PowerPoint shortcuts

September 1, 2014
You can deliver a PowerPoint presentation in full-screen mode without using your mouse. Smoothly navigate through your slides using these five shortcuts.

Read ’em & reap: Talk Like TED

August 1, 2014
Talk Like TED by Carmine Gallow will give you the tools to create presentations around the ideas that matter most to you, the skill to win over hearts and minds, and the confidence to deliver the talk of your life.

4 rules for using props

August 1, 2014
Props can either enhance your presentation—or distract your audience. Ensure that you are using props effectively with these tips:

Draft a more engaging speech

August 1, 2014
Giving an effective presentation depends largely on how well you know your audience. As you write your speech, ask these questions:

Tried-and-true public speaking tactics

July 1, 2014
If you have an upcoming presentation, you can’t go wrong using these age-old tips for delivering a great speech.

4 rules for using PowerPoint

July 1, 2014
PowerPoint slides can support your presentation, but be sure not to use them as a crutch. Remember these tips when developing your visuals:

Strengthen your sales pitch

July 1, 2014
Sales pitches need to be intriguing and unique. Make yours stand out with these tips:

Reach all 6 learning styles in your presentations

June 1, 2014
For a speaker, it’s important to take various learning styles into consideration when designing your presentation. Here are some things to consider for each style.

Create effective cue cards

June 1, 2014
Having well-organized cue cards gives you added security when you take the stage. However, if you keep your eyes glued to your cue cards, you may neglect to inject gestures and facial expressions into your presentation.

Calm your nerves

May 1, 2014
One key to appearing confident during public speaking is learning how—and knowing when—to calm yourself. Follow these tips: