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Take 5 Tips Video! 5 Attention Grabbers for Speeches and Presentations

Posted by Blog Tipster
July 7, 2016
Got 3 minutes? Take 5 Tips!   When you run a meeting for your team or present at a conference, how much time do you put into your opening moments?

Presentation Ideas: The 3 Step Process to Blow the Doors Off Your Prep

Posted by Bridget Beirne
April 8, 2016
I said my first line on stage in the fourth grade.  We did some little scenes as part of our Christmas concert, and from that moment I was hooked. The closer we got to the concert, the more after-school rehearsals we had. And while other kids were itching to get home after the school day, I...

Creative Presentation Ideas: Attention Grabbers, Hold the Cheese

Posted by Bridget Beirne
February 26, 2016
If you've ever watched a sitcom (and who among us has not?) you're probably familiar with the idea of the "cold opening". That little snippet of a scene before the opening credits roll is meant to get the audience on the hook right away, and keep them from changing the channel. The thought is...

It's Time to Say Goodbye to Your Public Speaking Anxiety

Posted by Bridget Beirne
October 23, 2015
Glossophobia. It's not the fear of lip gloss, or glasses, or glossaries. Instead, it's the very, VERY common phobia that reportedly 75% of us struggle with in one way or another: the fear of public speaking. (And we all know the old stat about people being more afraid of speaking in public than,...

Why You Need to Be Fearless in a Storytelling Speech

Posted by Tom Frey
March 21, 2014
Effective business storytelling in a professional presentation requires being fearlessly YOU.
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