Producing Powerful Presentations BLOG

June 10, 2008

Top Ten Tips to a Dynamic Presentation: Second Five

            Sixth, always include a story no matter what your topic. Great speakers from the past have been storytellers—from Jesus to Abraham Lincoln to Bill […]
May 29, 2008

Top Ten Tips to a Dynamic Presentation: First Five

           Uneasy about that next presentation? Taking your speech to the next level—possibly even from dull to dynamic—is as simple as incorporating these top ten […]
May 12, 2008

Let the Little Voice Speak

A man walks into a bar and orders a drink. After sitting for a few minutes, he hears a voice say, "Nice tie." He looks […]
April 11, 2008

Speaking to Elicit Emotion

In order for us to motivate people to action, we have to make them feel what we are talking about. There’s a story about the […]
March 12, 2008

Speaking to the International Audience

         My wife’s Brazilian friend Daniela confided that she was a bit flustered because her house had been broken into the night before. […]
February 25, 2008

Impact of Our Speeches: Content or Context?

What we say in a presentation is vital, but look at the recent primary campaigns:  emphasis on the context of each speech is presented as […]
February 11, 2008

Score a Workplace Win with Empathic Listening

In the workplace, reaching a win/win resolution is often the goal. A huge step toward winning is to listen empathetically. The story of the Titanic […]
January 28, 2008

Improve Your Speech Immediately: Be Concise

          We talk too much in our society. In recent months, for example, presidential candidates have been giving as many as twelve […]