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Storytelling in Presentations: The Why & How + Tips

Storytelling in Presentations: The Why & How + Tips

In the realm of public speaking, storytelling in presentations is a powerful tool that can captivate, inspire, and persuade an audience. Whether you're giving a business presentation, a TED talk, or a lecture, weaving a compelling narrative into your speech can make...

How to Introduce a Guest Speaker + Templates

How to Introduce a Guest Speaker + Templates

Guest speakers themselves aren't the reason most people attend the event. They may be a bonus, but the audience is there for the main speaker. Which means learning how to introduce a guest speaker can surprise your audience in the best way. It creates excitement and...

11 Best Closing Remarks To Use In A Speech

11 Best Closing Remarks To Use In A Speech

Quoting Yehuda Berg, "Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity." Your closing remarks in a speech help the audience remember the main points of your address and the reason you gave it. It’s a summary of your most essential points. As a...

60 Impromptu Speech Topics to Choose From For Your Next Speech

60 Impromptu Speech Topics to Choose From For Your Next Speech

So, you've found yourself in a situation where you need to find impromptu speech topics and give a presentation on the spot. Don't panic!  Welcome to the world of impromptu speaking, where quick thinking, adaptability, and creativity take center stage. So pause, take...

How to Use Hand Gestures During A Speech

How to Use Hand Gestures During A Speech

No one is born a skilled speaker, and not everyone born is meant to be good at public speaking. The skills that forge talented speakers are learned, like hand positions and gestures. What does this mean for you? It means that everyone has the chance to develop these...

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