How to Answer Questions – Build Bridges

One part of a presentation often feared by presenters is the Q&A session, or when it’s time to answer questions. “Are they trying to make me look bad?” “What if I don’t know the answer?” “What if I answer questions incorrectly?” “Are they testing me?” What...

It’s Okay to Raise Your Voice!

It’s okay to raise your voice? Hmm, we don’t often hear that phrase. What we more often hear is “Don’t you dare raise your voice to me.” Well, that’s probably true. Raising your voice during an argument will ensure that your adversarial partner will hear you, but not...

“Reach for the Sky!” 2 Types of Gestures

No, this is NOT a hold-up. Reaching for the sky is just one example of a powerful gesture that will liven up how you deliver a presentation. The more you purposefully gesture, the more your listeners will keep listening. The more you gesture, the more you will drive...

How To Make Your Voice Sound More Interesting

Monotone voices kill attention. In the world of presentation skills, monotone means sameness. From moment to moment, from beginning to end, a monotone speaker’s voice never changes. There is no variety. The cure for sameness is variety. How can you build variety into...

Land Your Dream Job By Answering These 4 Questions

What are the most important skills to make a great impression in your next job interview? Your resume? Of course. The way you dress? No doubt. But what else you should never overlook? Your presentation skills. Interviewers want to know why hiring you can help their...