Tag: Presentation Tips

The Power of Silence

August 12, 2014 6:51 AM

The author says that sometimes the best course of action in communicating is to say nothing.

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This is Literally the Stupidest Thing I've Heard in My Life

June 30, 2014 7:45 AM

People use the term “literally” a lot. Do you? Are you misusing it?

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The Passive Aggressive Files: When Your Colleagues Can’t Quite Tell You the Truth

May 16, 2014 9:47 AM

You can’t avoid speaking or writing unpleasant truths by using the passive voice. Here’s why.

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Defeat Stage Fright: Move Around The Room

February 16, 2014 11:21 AM

Simply walking around a bit during your speech or presentation can make you far more engaging and watchable. Here’s why.

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Start Your Presentation or Meeting with a Story – Not a Thank-You

January 8, 2014 3:57 AM

It probably sounds counterintuitive, but here’s why you should avoid opening your talk or a meeting that you’re running by thanking people — even your attendees.

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The Best Public-Speaking Tip I've Ever Gotten

November 16, 2013 9:30 PM

You can save yourself a lot of anxiety about your upcoming presentation — if you follow this simple bit of advice.

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Down a Bunny Slope?

August 29, 2013 8:04 AM

This awkward moment illustrates reason number five gazillion to watch your clichés and corporate-speak.

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Don't Use Filler Words When You Speak

July 24, 2013 12:02 AM

Do you know how often in conversation you use “uhs” and “ums?” Here are a couple of simple strategies for finding out.

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Great Ideas For Making Yourself More Charismatic

July 9, 2013 7:58 AM

Charisma is a skill worth developing whenever possible.

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What PowerPoint Is Not

June 20, 2013 5:43 PM

If your PowerPoint slides look like this, you should probably be using a different software tool to share your ideas.

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