Business Presentations

Mistakes to Avoid in Speeches and Talks

Having confidence as a public speaker and knowing how to engage an audience are both powerful tools every small business owner should have. A poor presentation or a boring podcast doesn’t just simply reflect on you, it also reflects badly on your business as a whole. Speeches: Failing to Captivate the Audience When it comes to mastering the art of public speaking, connection … [Read more...]

How to Craft an Unforgettable Presentation

Have you ever sat through a presentation that made you want to go back home, put your pajamas back on, and crawl back into bed as you had finally found the cure to the insomnia that has plagued you for months? Or, what about the presentation given by a colleague, co-worker, or some other professional in your field that was so dry and lifeless that you almost felt compelled to … [Read more...]

7 Steps to Creating an Effective Business Presentation

In my pre-writing life, when I was still an Enforcement Officer charged with helping the court enforce domestic relations orders, I attended a presentation put on by the State of Michigan. The opening speaker was fabulous. Not only was he able to gain my attention from the moment he first spoke, but he kept it for 45 minutes straight. Admittedly, this guy was not delivering … [Read more...]