Articles, Tips & Videos: Presentation Skills

The Fear of Public Speaking

The Fear of Public Speaking

The perspiration slowly slides down the middle of your back. Your knees knock and your hands shake. Will you get through this or will you pass out on the spot? Sound like your first date?...
Delivering Better Presentations

Delivering Better Presentations

Just learned you have to prepare and deliver a presentation?  According to a recent issue of the Wall Street Journal, one of top executives’ greatest fears is public speaking.  Presidents, chief executive officers and board...
Keep it Simple

Keep it Simple

I just finished cleaning out some of our files and ran across an ad that was placed in the Wall Street Journal some time ago. I think we all need to be reminded that the...
Personal Appearance

Personal Appearance

What a speaker looks like should never over-shadow what he or she has to say.  A speaker’s appearance, however, can help make the message more convincing.  Keep these points in mind as you prepare for...
Overcoming Nervousness

Overcoming Nervousness

It is natural to be nervous before a public appearance.  Every professional entertainer experiences some kind of “butterflies” before a performance.  The symptoms are usually a nervous stomach, perspiring, shifting eyes, death grip on chairs...