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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.

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...

I've seen so many presentations in recent years and I think most people don't pay enough attention to the way they start their talks. 

The beginning of a presentation isn’t like any other moment in your talk—it’s what people will remember most (primacy effect). Starting strong is important because it...

This blog post is the last one of a brief series where we looked at the three fundamental principles of communication introduced by Carmine Gallo in his book Talk Like TED. We started with emotions, then novelty and in this article we’re going to discuss memorability. 

How can you...