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?
As a panel moderator, asking insightful and interesting questions is one of your biggest responsibilities.
Don’t make up your mind about the topic.
Rather, come in with the perspective that you are intensely interested in the topic and want to gain insights by questioning the panelists.
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.
The fear of public speaking even supersedes the fear of death-- isn’t that shocking
Obviously, you will be struck by a lightning bolt and no one will ever talk to you again.
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.
Fear of public speaking affects many of us, from emerging to experienced speakers.
What if we’re actively engaged with speaking and it just doesn’t seem like it’s getting any easier?
Inspiration sometimes runs dry, and for presenters feeling uninspired can lead to a poor performance.
Where do you go when you need a bit of extra lift? Sometimes the well thought out words of history’s very best orators can be just the ticket.
Aleksandra Lugovic, SpeakerHub’s Business Developer and Co-Founder of EuVENT, shares with us some of her best advice on how to run fantastic events. Her advice ranges from “I-wish-I’d-thought-of-that” practicality to the less than obvious nuances that can turn an event from good to great.
As an event organizer, it is a delicate balancing act between respecting the speaker, the audience, and the needs of the conference. Making sure that each of sessions and presentations run on time assures fairness to all the speakers and keeps things moving for the audience. Here are some tips on how to keep your speakers on time.