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Sat, 10 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Making a professional business speech takes a bit of training. The way to prepare, according to business speaker and keynote speaker Lois Barth, is to personify the speech. Her method to introducing is to tap into the innate strengths which you actually have and come up with the speech from your actual perspective. This gives both the listeners and the speaker something that they both want - the ability to breathe!
Wed, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Did you ever give a presentation to a professional audience and think to yourself, what a boring audience. They didn't ask questions, and they didn't show any visible response. Well, it is probably not their fault. Most people come to professional or technical presentations because they want to be there. They either want to learn the most recent information in their field in order to solve some challenges, or just stay technically up to date. In many cases, they leave disappointed, why?
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Presentation is one of the of representing yourself, by showing or explaining the content of a topic to an audience or learner. There are various types of presentations which comes in different forms according to the practical life situations. Some of the presentations are informational and some are motivational presentations. Presentation training is given on various types of presentations.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Academic and business presentations can be scary. Job interviews, investor pitches, sales calls all involve presenting. Presenting on video, in person, at a conference or as part of a panel discussion can be nerve wracking. To ace any and all of these situations, one must find out how to feel confident, be at ease and communicate with power. Ready to take the challenge?
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400What's the story about body language? Nonverbal expressions of the human body are silent signals that say a lot. The important thing to know about body language is this: It is louder than you think! Presentation skills training would not be complete without addressing effective body language. According to presentation experts, more than half of our everyday messages are communicated by body language. Many experts urge presenters to be aware of conflicting body language-when the words are in contradiction with silent messages.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Most likely, you've heard this advice: people buy from people they trust. The interesting thing is: what do they buy? The decision to purchase works for tangible and intangible items--across the board. It's not just for products and services. People buy other things based on trust. Specifically, they buy into advice, ideas, recommendations, and suggestions from those who they know and believe.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Are you tired of struggling to create a world-class business... and spending more than you make each month? Many entrepreneurs, small business owners and Internet marketers face this problem. It's tough to break into a market, attract new customers and escape the trap of self-employment: working like crazy but spending more than you make.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Much like painting, there is a great debate going on in presentation slide design. What is the best color? What is the fashionable color? What is going to get the fastest buy-in? Well. If it were only that simple. We could just publish color books like a fashion magazine announcing trends. It would read like the popular magazines with 'what's in' and 'what's out.'
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Escape artists. Retirees. Dream weavers. Can you really quit your job and live the good life? It's unlikely that you'll want to quit just yet...without the right set of skills. By now you realize that people promising 'pie-in-the-sky' deals to quit your job and escape the 9-5 are waving a magic wand. It's not likely true. Unless you have the right skills.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400You got the job. After filling out the piles of paperwork, you have to wonder. Now what? How will you make your first 100 days so powerful that you make a great impression? Bravo! You did it. You got the job. Now, just imagine you have a private cheering squad in your court. Let's get to work so you can start strong and make a terrific impression.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400In leadership, one-on-one, coaching conversations and even around the water cooler, we are constantly telling stories. Some work better than others. If you want to lead effectively, share ideas and motivate people to take action, knowing how to tell effective stories will go a long way to helping you achieve your goals. In business, it's often the story that is what helps people understand your idea and take part in a sense of discovery. In essence, this kind of meaningful conversation connects the dots. It's not just a bunch of random data. And it's not just a lot of sentiments and feelings.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Visual storytelling might look like a passing trend. Hang out long enough and it may just pass on by. Rule 1. The Rule of Thirds - Visual impact increases when you divide the frame into thirds. For instance, look at your slides. Focus on the middle third. Leave the rest blank. See how much more impact your message has? You can play with this in any third of the frame. Bottom third. Top third. Left hand third. Right hand third. And this rule works for pictures, slides, video and printed media.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400People connect with stories while presenting their businesses, proposals and ideas. Some people are born with an innate craving for telling their story with PowerPoint slides. Right? Wrong. While slides are a common tool for communication in many organizations, it appears that babies, young children and a smart adults are not born with a deep desire for sharing stories in bullet points.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400You don't need to be "the biggest loser," in dropping the most weight like the winner of the reality television series, to win big results in weight loss. Losing a little fat and flab from your presentation can have an extremely positive effect on your sales health--no matter how overweight your slide deck may be. Impatient audiences, busy executives and harried consumers share one thing in common. They are easily bored by lengthy and weighty presentations. That means: 200 slides, tedious word-only slides, and rambling dissertations are likely to bring poor results.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Every time someone presents on camera, the experience is unique. But you may notice recurring obstacles that prevent you from concentrating, or enjoying the process. Presenting on camera is something that you can learn to do with confidence and ease. You can learn the skills from books, audio courses, online courses, classes and boot camps. Here are some challenges people have shared from me, as well as some practical ways to overcome them.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Most busy business owners and professionals claim they don't have any time to create new presentations. If this sounds familiar, read on. You'll find out 5 easy short cuts to create presentations that people won't stop talking about. Time. Our most precious resource. Let's face it. There's never enough. And finding more seems next to impossible. So, when you find a presentation planning system that makes things easy and fast...pay attention. It's a lifesaver. Use these instant methods to spread the word about all that you offer. It's the fastest way to grow your business.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Success in business starts with dynamite presentation skills for attracting customers, engaging prospects and standing out in a crowd. But today is not like yesterday. Yesterday, you could get away with doing the same-old-same old. You could, like your predecessor, get away with giving a dull but informative marketing presentation. It might not have been great, but it might have worked because it was the norm. Well, sort of. You could slide by. No more.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400With a brand new wave of business meet-ups on the horizon, you're going to need a brand new set of presentation skills. With these skills you'll have the confidence and authority to share your hot ideas, new products and newest inventions. 'Let's meet-up!' What do you think of when you hear these words? Most likely it spells opportunity. Think of what's possible when groups of energetic people come together to share news, trends and brand new developments in their lives and businesses.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Would low cost creative activities help you get lower-cost leads and more sales? You bet! Find out how to reduce the cost-per-lead, increase effective presentation skills and transform your sales results in these 4 steps for effective presentations.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Unstoppable. With effective public speaking skills, you are. In business, when you speak with confidence, you win huge rewards. You'll get noticed, get promoted, convince clients, get recognized as a genius and make a unique contribution. Use these 7 tips to be a fearless and unstoppable presenter - in record time...
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400New trends in business are changing expectations of sales presenting faster than ever before. Are you doing everything possible to improve your team's presentation skills and stay ahead of the curve? Like so many practices in business (and in life) it's just too easy to fall into a rut. You've heard the definition of insanity: 'Doing the same things over and over again. But expecting a different result.'
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Blast out fear once and for all. This fear-busting plan is the instant anxiety-buster you've been looking for. It employs specific system used in Fortune 500 companies to train executives and future leaders who want to present their way to the top. In the total system to overcome fear of public speaking, you'll find hundreds of tips and tools. But in this short article, you'll learn exactly 3 rules to follow to be ready for action in your next business presentation.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Would you like to know exactly how to win virtually - giving effective presentations and closing more sales? Imagine for a moment, the thrill of success when close more sales on the spot in your online presentations. Think of the rewards including: the bonus paycheck you so deserve, public praise from your boss, recognition from your team.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Fed up with cut backs and downsizing messing with your plans for a great year? If you're looking for new ideas to get more customers, don't let little things like no money and no staff get in your way of giving effective presentations. Scratch that. Phenomenal presentations. Seriously. More and more small businesses are looking for new ways to grow effective presentation skills. It's the fastest and smartest investment you can make. If you are serious about increasing the number of leads, and attracting prospects to become customers.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400New team? New interns? Too many tasks than you can do in a day's work? If so, stop and listen to this message: Overcome Fear of Public Speaking. More and more of my clients tell me that they feel anxiety of public speaking - specifically ad hoc presentations. It makes sense. When you have to do more with less, you have to be ready for anything. Unexpected meetings. Public speaking to clients and prospects. All when you least expect it. You must respond to urgent demands and critical opportunities - at a moment's notice.