Has anybody ever fell asleep in one of your presentations? I hope that you're saying a definitive 'No!' But how could it happen?That's an easy question to answer. And the answer is this - forget th...
For many people confronted with the dreaded prospect of delivering a presentation all that is going through their mind is getting up on stage delivering the presentation with all good speed and gettin...
Why do some speeches and presentations linger in the mind while others pass from one ear, through the brain and then out through the other ear, generally without leaving a trace of … anything?Well, t...
Copyright (c) 2007 The College Of Public SpeakingHow would you feel if you could hear snoring during your speech? What have you done to switch your audience off?That's an easy question to answe...
You have just been told that you are going to get a promotion.The joy you feel is quickly dampened by the realization that your new role includes presenting on a regular basis to senior management of ...
Congratulations - you have been promoted! Well done.The joy you feel is quickly dampened by the realization that your new role includes presenting on a regular basis to senior management of your compa...
Have you ever wanted to do something crazy?Have you ever wanted to walk on the wild side?Have you ever wanted to leave the office environment and never return?Driving up to Manchester one autumn's eve...
A vote of thanks is a short (2-3 minutes) expression of thanks to a speaker on behalf of the audience. Therefore it is not another speech, nor is it an evaluation, nor should it repeat the Chairman's ...
Question and answer sessions are the best way to reinforce your key messages from a presentation. Hearing different voices is a good way to get the attention of the audience, but the purpose is to all...
Imagine having to give a speech where the objective isn't merely to inform but actually to win over the audience as well!Not dissimilar to having a debate perhaps or trying to persuade a sceptical aud...