It's never too late to learn something new.
Posted in PodioProfy on Jul 06, 2017
You have created a product or service. The work is completed, and now the most difficult and the most interesting is going to happen.
Do you know what is Death by PowerPoint? Sounds strange, huh. This is an interesting and common phenomenon that the majority of speakers have faced at least once in their career.
It's like dancing, when you are a skilled leading partner who knows all the moves well, but also really feels music and rhythm. Let's dance?
People listen not only to what you say. They pay maximum attention to the way you speak.
Sure, you know we produce it :) We are the authors of PodioBox, the all-in-one platform that was made for everyone who gives presentations and works in live event field. This is our 'child' and we love it. But this is not the answer.
If you want to feel yourself more confident while giving a presentation, to accent and focus on your audience and its reactions, to feel less anxious, you should follow the rule number one – know your presentation key points and ideas as well as you can.
One of the most important rules of a good speaker says: never read your presentation. There is a significant difference between a person who speaks 'from his heart' and a person who reads his papers literally.
Posted in Tips by PodioBox on Jun 19, 2017
If the attention of your audience was not caught in a very short initial time, it will be very difficult to do it later - and often it is not possible. Use speech hooks to catch it in the very beginning!
You will find this advice in every guide, in every article and video about secrets of public speaking and quality of presentations. Identify your audience. Study your audience. Know your audience.
Why should you conduct surveys in your presentation? Of course, you can forget about this idea. But the majority of speakers who regularly give presentations actively use surveys. It really works.