Tag Archives: Presentation Best Practices

Success is in Your Hands

Looks like our summary of Gesturing ‘Worst Practices’ last month was a big hit, except for those people who though I was talking about them. As promised, this month we do a deep dive on Gesturing Best Practices that you can add to your Presenter Tool Kits to add dynamic Sizzle to your Gestures. So, hang on – it will be a fast ride. Read More »

Phil’s Feb. Faves

Another of my favorite … and often-repeated … concepts from my training and coaching engagements:

Perception is Reality’ with audiences. All they know is what they see and hear. If you look and sound like you’re comfortable, credible and competent, you are!’

Use with my compliments and stay tuned for more ‘Phil’s Faves’ next month.

And … true to my rant about always identifying the people you quote:

Phil Stella, 21st century entrepreneur, communication consultant & executive coach

Does Your Message Still Suck?

Last month’s feature on ‘Message in the Middle’ was a real hit, based on reader comments and questions. As promised, here are some message-related Best Practices to help you make sure your message still doesn’t suck: Read More »

More Questions. More Answers.

And the beat goes on … readers continue indicating interest in this concise Q & A format for sharing simple Presentations Best Practices. This month, readers asked about stage fright, handouts vs. slides and eye contact.  Read More »

You’ve Got More Questions About Presentations

Glad to see this new feature went over so well. Three more questions about Presentations this month and two of them came in recently. Read More »

Message Best Practices

Last month’s feature on ‘Message in the Middle’ was a real hit, based on reader comments and questions. As promised, here are some message-related Best Practices to help you accomplish your presentation outcomes.

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Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Presentations

Actually, that should be ‘Phil’s Practical Principle – Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Presentations.’ I do love alliteration.

Let’s narrow the topic to workplace presentations – team or company updates,  customer updates, sales pitches, etc. And let’s assume that you are initiating the presentation, rather than responding to an instruction from management to deliver one. We can cover that topic next time. Here are best practices for successful planning: Read More »