Category Archives: Visual Aids

The Power of Visual Aids

Picture this. The next speaker is announced and rap music begins to play. The speaker struts onto the stage wearing a faux fur coat, a broad-rimmed hat and dark sunglasses. Once he arrives at center stage, the music dies away … Continue reading

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Presentation Skills – Don’t Rely on Technology and PowerPoint!

By Featured Speaker Avish Parashar In speaking, PowerPoint and visual aids have their place. They can engage an audience, make them laugh, or reinforce your points. However, most people use visual aids very poorly. These days, I choose to not … Continue reading

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Public Speaking Tip #10: Using props during a presentation

  Do you use props in your presentations? In today’s tip, I share a few pointers on how to use props. For example: As Jill Lublin suggests, when you are talking about your book, hold it up near your face … Continue reading

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Public Speaking Tip #6: Present Your Speech Well

Here is the second installment of excerpts from For the Love of Public Speaking, a 27-minute introduction to Toastmasters I produced during a Television Production Workshop at Santa Rosa Junior College in 1994. This week I cover “Presentation.”     … Continue reading

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