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Tips to present better

If you want to improve your ability to create powerful business presentations you have to master three aspects: preparation, design and delivery. In these articles I'll show you how.

One of the most common mistakes people make when rehearsing a presentation (if they rehearse at all) is that they don’t do it under similar conditions they will face during the actual presentation.

Let me explain. If your presentation involves you standing up, you shouldn’t rehearse it at home or...

In his book Do You Talk Funny?: 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker, David Nihill introduced seven tips he learned as a stand-up comedian in order for business people to become better speakers and, why not, even a little more funny.

I liked his book because...

What is the best approach when presenting to a technical audience?

Those who work in technical industries, such as finance, engineering and tech tend to value concrete information more than anything else. And they often need factual evidence – numbers and data – to believe what you're saying.

On the...

Is it better to use serif or sans-serif fonts in your slides? Which one is best for your presentations?

It’s a small detail, I know, but it can make a difference because it can make slides – and therefore a presentation as a whole – more effective not just from...

We often hear about the power of the pause when it comes to public speaking. But have you ever thought about how powerful a pause can be even before starting to talk?

Most people start speaking immediately when they give talks, as soon as they get on stage.

However, in...

Some time ago I downloaded a mini public speaking guide by Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why

Among the various tips, I found that one in particular was very useful and interesting. It's the idea of starting with the end in mind. If you begin to prepare a presentation...