Category Archives: Presentation Tips

Ted Presentation Tips

Here’s a good article on presentation tips from one of the Ted leaders. These are all things we talk about in Toastmasters. http://www.techinsider.io/chris-anderson-how-to-give-an-amazing-ted-talk-2016-4 Advertisements

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How to Go Viral on a TedTalk

I just came across a study by http://www.scienceofpeople.com/ted/ and they investigated why some Ted videos went viral while others had few viewings. The main thrust of the piece was that it wasn’t what you said, but how you said it that … Continue reading

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Lynda.com Free for St. Louis County Library Users

I’ve been a big proponent of Lynda.com for many years and now I just noticed that it is Free for St. Louis County Library Users. Lynda.com is a video resource and training company for a LARGE list of programs and … Continue reading

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Find a Friendly Face in the Crowd

I was reminded of a presentation tip by Jim last night at our TM meeting. He came up to me after the meeting and said that he was disappointed that I wasn’t sitting out in the audience. I was the … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Laptop from Going to Sleep

I was at a recent presentation where just after the speaker was introduced, his laptop went into “sleep” mode. It took the presenter a couple of minutes to get the laptop going again and it certainly interrupted the beginning of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Body Language

I just watched  a great “Ted” video about the importance of positive body language. Since the debates start tomorrow night, I thought you might enjoy watching this video and see how the candidates put this type of knowledge to use.

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Tom Peters – Presentation Excellence

Tom Peters is an excellent business speaker and in this downloadable power point slide show, he give us 56 points to remember for “Presentation Excellence.” I would never use an all text  slide show like this, but the points he … Continue reading

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