How Effective Presenters Match Messages to Audience

Each year people deliver more than 30 million presentations and speeches as part of their work. The most effective presenters and speakers know how to match messages to their audience. In turn, they build trust with their audience. This is important because trust opens doors to opportunities. But a new worldwide poll shows building trust …

Nonverbal Skills for Presenters: Top TED Talks Secrets

The most influential TED Talk presenters have one thing in common: they have exceptional nonverbal communication skills! The people at TED Talk collect a lot of data to understand why some of their speakers are more popular than others. Their research shows top-rated presenters use almost double the number of hand gestures as lower-rated speakers.  Nonverbal Skills Not Equal! …

3 VOICE TIPS the Best Speakers Know: Coronavirus Interview Lessons

The best speakers know how to use voice patterns to earn credibility. Most likely you have heard someone say, “It is not what you said. It is how you said it.” Every day your voice patterns greatly impact if people accept or reject your ideas. This is why when we coach people to be better speakers and …

POWERFUL GESTURES: 3 TED Talk Secrets For Every Presenter

Effective Speakers Use Gestures Powerful gestures are essential if you aspire to be an influential speaker. Beto O’Rourke’s frenetic gestures went viral when he announced his run for president. As a result he quickly became the talk of social media, comedy shows and news reports. Gestures play a powerful role in communication and public speaking, …

10 TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS: Ending PowerPoint Misery & Misuse

Bad PowerPoint Presentations – The Root of the Pain So far during your education and career how many hours have you sat through boring presentations with text-laden PowerPoint slides or busy graphics? You sneak peeks at your cell phone to stay occupied while the presenter drones on and on – at times reading ALL the …