Do you have speech problems or the fear of speaking in public? If so, you’re not alone.
There are many helpful rules of thumb like these when it comes to humor that you have probably already heard, and while these are a good foundation, what do you do if you want your whole presentation to be undeniably hilarious?
A Chinese proverb says, “Tell me something, I’ll forget; show me, I’ll remember, involve me, I’ll understand.”
According to recent studies, when people participate in a presentation, the material becomes at least three times more memorable for them than if they merely listened to a lecture.
Winston Churchill is one of Europe’s most prolifically inspiring public speakers. But surprisingly, although his career as a politician and speaker was long, his three most famous speeches all occurred within a year. When he found his niche, he was able to inspire and change a nation of people.
We all know professional presenters who are filled with the kind of bravado that takes them to great lengths to hide any indication of weakness. Especially women, no matter what happens, they “know it all.”
In a recent article for Forbes, Bruce Kasanoff shared his best advice for getting grounded and giving showstopping talks. His practical approach focuses primarily on being yourself, and using your personality to fuel the talk. Kasanoff explores what you can do before you get on stage and during your talk, to engage your audience effectively