Archive for the ‘Preparation’ Category

by Naphtali Barsky (Publishers’ note: we heard Naphtali give a presentation on this topic and asked him to write this article about it. His comparison is unique and interesting.) Ever since I taught myself to juggle at age eleven, I have had an easy time teaching others, even those who claim they could never juggle. Read more →

by Allan Misch How many times have you said to yourself, “Oh no, another boring, dull PowerPoint presentation?” You know, the kind that makes you fall asleep with slide after slide of never-ending bullet points, paragraphs of text and capitalized text. Or do you sometimes feel like you’re drowning in a sea of animated text Read more →

by Allan Kaufman, DTM, MBA “Learning to communicate is like taking out an insurance policy. You never know when you’ll need it, but it’s too late to take it out after you need it.” (Allan Kaufman as quoted in Baltimore Magazine) Years ago, I received a phone call from Baltimore Magazine. Someone gave them my Read more →

Athletes do it. Entertainers do it. You can do it too. Use mental imagery to “practice” your presentations and psych yourself up for public speaking success. See the video to find out how to do it. To obtain our Audience/Program/Facility Survey form, go to