Category Archives: Presentation Tips

Sabotage VIA Email: how to avoid the day-to-day trap

So you followed the last ritual blog and established your own before a presentation, but maybe somehow things still got in the way (like every day life.) This, quite simply, can be called: presentation sabotage. Let me walk you through … Continue reading

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Creating your own rituals: A guide on how to get through preparing for your presentation

If you need inspiration on how to get through a bootcamp challenge, or even just need to learn a bit more on how to prepare for a presentation, creating rituals for yourself can be a powerful tool. Thanks to my … Continue reading

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Eye contact while presenting; how to use effectively

Eye contact is our most powerful tool when it comes to communication. Without it,  speeches and every day conversations will not be as potent as we want them to be. Using eye contact while speaking provides your listener with sincerity … Continue reading

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Joke telling and ‘digs’; use discretion when it comes to public speaking

A recent article in the Chicago Tribune touches on the importance of using discretion while speaking in public. The article boiled down to “just because you think a thought, doesn’t mean you should say it.” It asks us to really … Continue reading

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PowerPoint and Pictures

As we all know PowerPoint is a visual aid. The visual is one of the leaning styles we all use every day. Some of us are tactical learners, some auditory and others visual, but the best learning occurs with all … Continue reading

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True Colors…and we’re not talking Cyndi Lauper…

What colour are you? Blue? Orange? Blue-green? In every audience you have four personality types, and  True Colors is a great way to determine how much and what kinds of evidence you want to use in your presentation. Each of … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung – and so have new beginnings

It’s spring time and that means looking at new beginnings – and there’s nothing more like a beginning than the opening of a presentation. The opening is your beginning, so start fresh and create new ways to open your presentation. … Continue reading

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