What if I Go Blank In The Middle of a Presentation?
But what if despite all the practice, fear or stress gets the better of you and you have a moment of blankness, what then? There are four steps to follow: Don’t Panic Retrace your steps Notecards Move on to the next section Let’s look at each of these steps in more detail: Don’t Panic – […]More
Presentation Q&A: Handouts
Question: Which is better? Giving the handout before or after the presentation? Answer: In general, it’s best to give handouts after the presentation, if you give the handout at the start of the presentation then you run the risk of people flicking through it while they should be listening to you, thus losing connection. If […]More
SpeakTech: How Your Smart Phone Will Help You Become a Better Speaker
One of the most useful tools available for any speaker is close at hand – your smart phone. Simply by owning and using your phone you can become a better speaker, allow me to explain: A smart phone can hold your speech script so you can rehearse it or revise it, anytime, anywhere. It can […]More