Public Speaking Tips

Motivation Techniques to Practice Your Presentation Skills

How to motivate yourself to practice   Question submitted from one of our members: In a previous post, you talked about practicing a presentation. I always tell myself I’m going to practice and prepare, but end up reading my speech. How can I motivate myself to practice out loud? Sheri’s Response: Plan to give yourself …

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Practice Your Presentation Skills

The Best Way to Practice Your Presentation Skills Question submitted from one of our members: I have to give a presentation and I’m really nervous! Do you have any tips about the best way to practice? Sheri’s Response: You should make a goal of having at least three complete practice sessions. Practice with your visual …

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Visualize a Successful Business Presentation

Presentation Tips to Create Success through Visualization Question Submitted from one of our members: I always hear that the best way to be successful is to visualize your own success. I think it sounds a little odd, but I’m not sure how to go about doing this. Do you have any pointers? Sheri’s Response: It’s …

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What to Drink Before a Business Presentation

Question submitted from one of our members: Often times when I deliver a presentation, there are refreshments for everyone in the room. I generally drink a cup of coffee, but I’m realizing that it makes me too jittery. Can you offer any tips regarding what works and what to avoid at a typical morning buffet? …

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Storytelling Techniques for Business Presentations

Storytelling Techniques for your Next Business Presentation Question submitted from one of our members: In a previous blog, you suggest telling a personal story to grab the audience’s attention. I’m having a hard time with how that would work for me. Could you provide some additional detail?   Sheri’s Response: People love to listen to …

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