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Take a Presentation From Good To Great By Setting Boundaries

  One of the simplest, fastest, and easiest way I know to take any presentation to the next level is to “elegantly” set boundaries and rules during your introduction. Boundaries and rules will tell people how to behave while you are speaking. If you don’t tell your audience how to behave, then they will do […]

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The One Quality You Need To Boost Your Influencing skills

Do you want to be more influential when you present? Here is the naked truth about influence: Having all the influencing skills and techniques in the universe is not going to help you a single bit if you are not likable. A 2008 study in Management Science demonstrated that people watching a presenter are more […]

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A Simple Way To Make You “Irresistible” To Listeners

  In fact: You are always selling something when you speak to a group. You sell your ideas, concepts, projects, and products/ services. It’s easier to sell a tangible product than it is to sell an intangible one. This means that your ideas are the hardest thing to sell. And if you can sell your […]

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How to Present Data and Statistics with Impact

Statistics and data are an important part of your presentation. If misused, they can bore your audience to death. If used correctly, they can have a lasting impact. So, how do you present data the right way? Statistics and data are left brain food. They work well to support your logic and reasoning, and they […]

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The Ultimate Customer Success Story Template [formula]

There are only (3) three ways to influence people! You tell them how good you are Other people say how good you are You prove how good you are by showing results The third way is the most effective. In this article, you will learn how to tell great customer success stories that demonstrate the […]

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Presentation Organization

8 Time Tested Patterns to Organize Your Presentations

A good structure makes or breaks a presentation. In this article, I will explore several of my favorite structures you can use to organize your presentations for maximum impact. Presentation Organization With 8 Patterns One of the most important factors that contribute to a successful presentation is the pattern of organization that you use to […]

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5 “Talking With Your Hands” Rules Charismatic Leaders Use

    You are always talking with your hands. Unfortunately, your hands might be saying the wrong things. According to a study published in the Leadership & Organization Development Journal: If you don’t use your hands when presenting, or if you use awkward hand movements, your audience will label you as cold and aloof. On the […]

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The Magical Transitional Phrase Every Presentation Needs

    Good transitional sentences and phrases are simple, elegant and clear. They help your audience follow you from one point to the next one. In today’s article, you will learn the “Summarize and Switch” transition phrase. You will learn the same phrase I use in most of my presentations, keynotes and training. It’s by […]

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How to Introduce Yourself in a Presentation: Stereotype Formula

    Every time you introduce yourself to a group, you have to connect three things: You have to connect yourself with the topic and then connect your topic with the audience. This concept is called the “Triangle of Trust” in the speaking world. When you do it right, the audience will love, trust, and […]

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5 Great Powerpoint Alternatives for Your Presentation Needs

For a couple of decades now, Microsoft PowerPoint has been a staple tool in the hands of many professionals. PowerPoint incorporates standard Office features and a familiar, user-friendly interface that allows you to create static and interactive presentations quickly. However, PowerPoint is the not the only option for you out there. There are some great PowerPoint […]

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