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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.

Some time ago I read Carmine Gallo's latest book: Five Stars. In the book there's a chapter that introduces Uri Hasson – researcher at Princeton University – who uses fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to examine the role of storytelling from a neural perspective.

Technology is confirming what we’ve always...

Question: in order to make a great presentation, do you have to rehearse several times before the big day? The answer is simple: yes. Even the best speakers need to rehearse. For example, Steve Jobs was famous for his maniacal preparation. And this is true regardless of your style in...

You’ve probably heard of the 7-38-55 rule proposed in the 1960s by Dr. Albert Mehrabian, according to which it seems that the effectiveness of communication depends only for 7% on what we say (the words themselves, the verbal part), for 38% on the tone of voice and for 55% on...

I watched a video a while ago—The hidden power of smiling—where Ron Gutman presented some studies about smiling with fascinating results. For example, in one study researchers showed that there is a significant correlation between the degree to which a person smiles and how long and rewarding his...

Some years ago I attended a training course with The TeamWorks to improve my presentation skills and the way I communicate. The two trainers—William Anderson and Katy Miller—gave me three useful tips on how to improve my communication skills that I’d like to share with you. I found them useful...

If starting a presentation strong helps you capture people’s attention, ending it strong helps you be remembered. After all, the end a presentation is the last impression you give an audience about yourself. If the primacy effect tells us that the beginning of a presentation is what people remember...