Magazine Archive - October 2019

October 23, 2019

Public Speaking Sins: Assuming All Audiences Respond the Same Way

Cardinal Sins , Strictly Speaking , The Buckley Experience , Public Speaking , Presentation Tips

Some audiences laugh easily. Others not so much. When you take your presentation on the road, here's why it pays to keep regional and cultural differences in mind...

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October 21, 2019

Crafting a Great Story: Show Don’t Tell

How To , Storytelling , Public Speaking , Instruction

How does one man's tale of shopping for shoes with his wife become a powerful, potentially funny presentation story? It's all in the details...

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October 16, 2019

PowerPoint Makeovers: Three Quick Fixes

Presentation Tips , Three Things , Public Speaking , PowerPoint

Simple changes can make your too-busy slides much more audience friendly. Here are three quick ways to clean up a PowerPoint presentation...

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October 14, 2019

How To: Make Eye Contact

Instruction , Public Speaking , Resources

Sure, most speakers know they should make eye contact. But are you getting the most out of it when you present? Here's what the best public speakers do...

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October 13, 2019

Public Speaking Nerves: How One High-Profile Speaker Copes

Public Speaking Fear , Seen|Read|Heard , Presentation Tips , Public Speaking

She speaks to large crowds. She's used to hostile audiences. She's known for making bold statements. And she still gets nervous. Here's how this public speaker deals with it and what you can learn...

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October 2, 2019

Poems to Help Your Public Speaking: Frost's Two Roads

Resources , Poems to Read Aloud , The Buckley Experience

Was Robert Frost just pulling our leg with his famous poem about walking through autumn woods and making choices? No doubt, reading it aloud can help your public speaking while you contemplate...

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