What to Do When the Butterflies Turn into Barracudas

There’s a lot you can do to minimize the anxiety that comes with speaking in public. (See “Would You Rather Die Than Speak in Public? Minimize the Nerves.”) But even after all your preparation, there may still be that dreaded moment right before or, worst, during your talk when the […]

Purpose Solves Many Presentation Problems

Think about some of the presentations you’ve seen that were, shall we say, less than ideal. I’m going to guess the problems fell into one of three areas: Dull delivery; Wordy wanderlust; and PowerPoint poisoning. At first blush, it’s probably not clear what these areas have in common, other than […]