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It's time to dump those text-heavy slides from your presentations. A growing body of research in Europe, in the US and in England shows they simply don't work.
A list of bullet points on a slide is not the best way to communicate. In fact...
Here are eight sure-fire ways of improving any speech or presentation. With these tips you will feel more comfortable, and you’ll have a much better chance of persuading the audience about the merits of your message.
Today I want to share what I think of as a checklist for a successful presentation.
Before you start
- What’s the most important idea or message you want to share?
- What does the audience expect from you?
- What is the outcome you desire? ...
By guest contributor Teri Kingston (pictured)
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Are you using an outdated model when you’re thinking about how best to make your message stick with an audience?
Traditionally, speakers have believed they can make their messages stick if they understand how people learn. For years...
Our TalkitOut Technique changes the way you prepare, the way you deliver, and the way audiences respond to, speeches and presentations.
It’s based on a simple reality… that we all communicate in two very different ways.
- We use...
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