Recent Articles in How To

August 9, 2019

How To: Manage Uhs and Ums


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Crutch words. Filler language. A natural way we all speak. What should you do about the uhs and ums when you're making a presentation? We have a few ideas...

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March 19, 2019

How To: Create a Strong Open for Your Presentation


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The golden opportunity: To grab audience attention before they can start checking their phones. Here's a step by step process for determining how a public speaker can open strong.

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February 23, 2019

How To: Take a Stand When Presenting


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"Be sure to put your feet in the right place, then stand firm," said Abraham Lincoln--great advice for public speaking that we take quite literally. Here's why you should, too...

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January 14, 2019

How to: Use Gestures in a Presentation


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Do you talk with your hands? Terrific! Now let's make sure those gestures are saying what you mean...

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October 16, 2018

How To: Ask a Rhetorical Question


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It's a simple technique for engaging audiences, yet many speakers don't make the most of it in presentations. Here's how to ask rhetorical questions that get you somewhere...

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September 7, 2018

How to: Format a speech text


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Simple formatting changes can make it much easier to give a speech from a written text. Here's what you can do to see almost instant results:

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