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Presentation Skills Training: Managing Visuals and Storytelling

Posted by Blog Tipster

June 27, 2017

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We've got an answer to another great presentation skills training "What If..." today. Need some quick advice on how to leverage your visuals when telling a story in a presenation? Here's a high-level overview of some things to keep in mind to make sure that your story and visuals are supporting, not fighting against, each other.

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Presentation Skills Training: Dealing with Disruptive Audience Members

Posted by Blog Tipster

May 19, 2017

Presenting can be difficult enough when you're speaking to a respectful crowd. But what if you've got an audience member that, for whatever reason, is bound and determined to disrupt the proceedings? The answer to today's presentation skills training "What if..." comes to you directly from the pages of Presentation Skills for Managers: (Remember you can download the full "What if..." chapter HERE.)

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Presentation Skills Training: Where Am I?!

Posted by Blog Tipster

April 28, 2017

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If you're lucky, when you have to present you know the exact details and layout of the venue. You can zip into your room, knowing precisely what technology is there and how many people are attending, and comfortably launch into your excellent presentation. But what if you know absolutely NOTHING about where you are or the circumstances of your presentation. What then? Today's presentation skills training "What if..." offers some solutions and ideas to help you even before you arrive at a mystery venue.

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Presentation Skills Training: When Your Mind Goes Blank

Posted by Blog Tipster

April 12, 2017

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"Oh no — what was I supposed to say?!?!" When you completely forget what comes next in front of a waiting crowd, the stage can feel like it's turning to quicksand under your feet. Sometimes, even with notes, we "go up". (That's what actors call it when they forget their lines on stage.) Today's presentation skills training "What If..." gives you some tricks to keep your confidence and composure if your mind totally goes blank during a presentation.

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Our Conference Speaker's Toolkit Infographic

Posted by Blog Tipster

April 5, 2017

Don't pack for your next conference engagement without our conference speaker's toolkit! We've taken stock of the things you'll need — other than yourself  to be ready for anything when you present. 

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Topics: Presentation Skills Training, Conference Delivery