You’ve just delivered a really solid point in your speech. You look at the audience for impact and find that they’re all staring back at you. Then it happens. You go blank. You look visibly uncomfortable. Perhaps give a nervous smile to the audience. Because the situation is that you have no idea what to… Continue reading What Should You Do When You Forget Your Speech?
What’s the difference between a drab, monotonous lecture and a dynamic presentation that interests and awes the audience? Whether you’re delivering a speech, organising a workshop, presenting a new product idea, or hosting a virtual class, the answer remains the same – interaction. When you are speaking, the goal is to connect with your audience… Continue reading 6 Tips To Give an Impressive Presentation
When you switch on your laptop, you expect it to power up and show the display screen from where you can log in through your password, pin or fingerprint (if you’re using that kind of tech). When the screen doesn’t show, you wonder what’s gone wrong. You proceed to try out various solutions – plugging… Continue reading The Art of Delivering Humour – How to Get More Laughs in Your Presentations!
Have you ever faced the following before/during a public speech? Accelerated heart rate Sweaty palms Clenched fists Nausea Shortness of breath Tingling or uneasiness If you experience one or more of the above symptoms, you are suffering from a very common problem known as speech anxiety. Most people develop speaking phobias in high school and… Continue reading 6 Tips To Help You Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety
The purpose of leadership communication is to inspire and influence people. If you are a leader and have the conviction to engage people, rapture audiences and make them take decisive action, you have the power to improve their performances and get great results. No matter whether you are a senior manager in an MNC, the… Continue reading How To Be An Inspiring Leader Through Communication – 10 Rules You Should Follow
Preparing for a public speech or a presentation is a big task that requires diligent preparation and rigorous practice. In addition to working on your content and body language, you also need to calm your nerves down and be able to face an audience with confidence. More often than not, the audience is usually supportive… Continue reading 6 Ways To Deal With A Difficult Audience
When you have to deliver a public speech or a presentation, you don’t just go on the podium and speak in an impromptu manner, right? Your speech needs to be structured and have a specific pattern so that your audience can easily identify the message you are trying to convey. The way you map out… Continue reading 6 Effective Patterns To Map Out Your Presentation
“In an orator, the acuteness of the logicians, the wisdom of the philosophers, the language almost of poetry, the memory of lawyers, the voice of tragedians, the gesture almost of the best actors, is required. Nothing therefore is more rarely found among mankind than a consummate orator.” ~ Cicero Marcus Tullius Cicero is widely regarded… Continue reading Mastering the Art of Oration: What We Can Learn From Cicero
Visualize this possible scenario: You are the team lead of your process. An important client visit is scheduled for the next day. Your manager has to give a presentation detailing the entire process, in order to attract client investment for future projects. And DISASTER strikes! The manager has become indisposed due to a sudden illness,… Continue reading How To Prepare a Last-Minute Presentation? Useful Tips You Should Know
There have been many great speakers in the corporate world, but none have been as enigmatic and dynamic as the late Steve Jobs. Regarded as a master storyteller and a presenter extraordinaire, Jobs left audiences mesmerized with his brilliant keynote presentations, weaving magic with his words as he sold them an experience that inspired and… Continue reading 7 Tips To Present Like Steve Jobs – Boost Your Presentation Skills!