Archive for the ‘Presentation Delivery’ Category

I’m sitting in my beach chair, facing the ocean, trying to keep my feet within the shadow of the beach umbrella. It’s hot—in the nineties. The sky is a little hazy. The sand is hot, so I sit where it’s cooler, close to the shore. Through the ear buds of my iPhone, I hear the Read more →

by Allan Kaufman and Allan Misch (These 2 killer Presentation Truths are excerpts from our book and 2-CD set, Presentation Truths Revealed—101 Universal Principles to Propel Your Speaking Success.) Mark Twain said, “It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all Read more →

By Allan Misch Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is a powerful technology that will help you communicate more effectively with your audience and influence how your audience feels and what they do. Most importantly it will enable you to control how you feel. What Is NLP? NLP originated from the research of Richard Bandler and John Grinder. Read more →

by Craig Valentine Why is it that some speaker stories do not connect? Why is it that other speakers connect deeply with each story they tell? What is the difference that makes the difference? There are actually two! All of us know to tell speaker stories and make points. The problem is that, in our Read more →

by Allan Kaufman and Allan Misch When was the last time you gave yourself presentation feedback? Most people just don’t do it. When did you last ask your audience for presentation feedback? Giving presentations is pointless if your audience is not benefiting from listening to you. So how do you know if you are progressing Read more →

by Allan Kaufman and Allan Misch Did you ever see presenters who write a presentation in long hand, single-spaced, double-sided, with all the pages stapled together? During the presentation, they stop because they can’t read their handwriting, or they lose their place. Throughout the presentation, you see their presentation notes as they turn the pages. Read more →

Most of us have the presentation skills that we need to present effectively. Unfortunately, they are hidden and lie dormant in our subconscious. The important task, then, is to bring them into our conscious awareness and use them. Most people do not know how to do this. Instead, they reinforce the inaccurate belief that they Read more →

by Allan Kaufman and Allan Misch © Allan and Allan, Inc., 2012. All rights reserved. Be Enthusiastic and Your Presentation Will Be Successful At a conference Allan Kaufman attended, there were two keynote speakers. One was trained in the art of speaking. He had a professional appearance, was well organized, used expressive gestures, and Read more →

By Allan Kaufman When it comes to public speaking, focus on your strong areas. By focusing on your strong qualities, you will build confidence in yourself. Your audience will concentrate on your strengths and perhaps not notice your areas that may need strengthening. Finally, you will have little or no learning curve when you use Read more →