June 12, 2017
Tips for Dealing with Fear of Public Speaking

The Most Common Public Speaking Question is…

Over the last month I’ve had the chance to speak to several groups on the topic of public speaking. Before two of the sessions, the host […]
June 5, 2017
How to give a sales presentation

The 5 C’s of a Great Story

Over the last few months I have been working with different sales professionals.  The goal has been to help them to become better presenters.  One of […]
May 29, 2017
Death by PowerPoint!

Shoot Your Bullet Points

Recently I was asked to give a presentation on a topic that I had covered several years ago.  I eagerly agreed because I remembered that I […]
May 22, 2017
Build a Presentation Deck when using PowerPoint

Information vs. Presentation Decks

Several years ago, I was asked to do a technical sales presentation for a Fortune 100 company that could lead to a very large software contract.  […]
May 15, 2017
Technical speech mistakes

3 Common Mistakes of Technical Presenters

Presentations are given for all kinds of reasons.  The type of presentation and presenters that I work with the most are technical in nature.  In working […]
May 8, 2017
Tips for using a whiteboard during a presentation

3 Whiteboarding Tips

One of the most effective methods I’ve found for presenting is using a whiteboard instead of a PowerPoint deck.  I really like to use the whiteboard […]
May 1, 2017
Tips for rehearsing a technical speech

3 Rehearsal Tips for Better Presentations

Over the last couple of months, I’ve worked with 2 different people while they prepared for important presentations.  As they created their content and fine-tuned their […]
April 24, 2017
using stories in your technical speech

Tell a Story, Make a Point!

I was recently coaching a client on a presentation for a product his company sells. Its purpose was to give customers a high-level overview of the […]
April 17, 2017
Unexpected issues during a technical presentation

Are You Ready for a Speaking Emergency?

Have you thought through what you would do if…? Recently I had the opportunity to present at a general session of a technology conference. I had […]