Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices

7 Strategies That Make Speechwriting Easier

shutterstock_148133702You’ve got a presentation coming up in two months. What do you do: Get cracking on writing that speech immediately, or put it off until closer to the date?

Most of us will choose the latter. You’ve got time after all. That is, until 2-months turns into a month. And …
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How to Develop Your Own Speaker Style


In the early days of the Schwertly household, I loved watching David Letterman. My wife, on the other hand, always preferred Leno. We both wanted to laugh, but we preferred different channels (no pun intended) to accomplish that goal. Both gentlemen were equally talented, equally funny, but attracted uniquely different …
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3 Legendary Design Decks Every Presenter Should Read

150415691-blogBusiness presentations have come a long way: Gone are the days of bullet points and stock photos. If you want to succeed as a presenter today, you must get visual. You never saw Steve Jobs presenting any of those PowerPoint templates, now did you?

Whether you’re new to design or …
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