We all know Steve Jobs was known for his stage presence as much as his products. He was a captivating, compelling speaker, able to touch everyone in an audience. How did he do it? Here are a few observations:
Personal Connection and Individual Involvement
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For those who struggle with public speaking, it can be very easy and tempting to seek advice from those around you. Some advice is excellent. And most of it, unfortunately, can be a bit misguiding.
Here are 7 pieces of advice you would be better off ignoring:
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When Nick De Mey, founder of consulting firm Board of Innovation, uploaded one of his first SlideShares and got more than 100,000 views in just a couple of weeks — not to mention requests to give lectures and workshops worldwide — he knew he was on to something.
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We all have experienced our fair share of bad presentations. A colleague steps up to the front of the room. He or she presents. We all fall asleep. It’s the plague of the current business landscape.
Why is it this way?
Most presenters are neglectful of how individuals learn. A … Read More..
With the rise of smartphones, we have just about everything at our fingertips at anytime. Of course that includes presentations. If you haven’t checked out the SlideShare mobile app yet, take a look — you can view presentations in full screen on your mobile device, and save your favorites to … Read More..
The clock is ticking, your presentation is due tomorrow, and YouTube beckons. From doing your laundry to calling your mom, why is it that everything and anything sounds better than starting your deck? Here’s why it occurs, and why you need to get started now.
Why It Happens
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It’s no secret that presentations are a powerful content format that can significantly enhance any content marketing strategy: They are media-rich, simple to share on social media, easy to embed in articles, and SEO-driving powerhouses that make mere blogging look like a Stone Age technique. Not sure where to … Read More..
Your business, sanity, and peace of mind may be riding on the success of your next presentation. From avoiding a nervous stomach to properly practicing, these industry tricks can help you succeed before your big day.
1. Power Stance – Take a cue from social psychologist Amy Cuddy’s famous TED … Read More..