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10 Ways to Prepare for a TED Style Talk

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There’s one question I’m asked frequently: how to give a TED Talk that works. I’ve given all types of talks. And while all presentations take an investment to make them effective, the creation of a high-stakes, beautifully staged TED style talk often proves to be especially difficult. It takes work to craft the talk, and […] continue reading

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Performance Anxiety No More: How to Stop Stuttering When You Present

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Recently we received a tweet from a follower of @Duarte requesting advice to help a stuttering presenter. “The presenter is competent with the material,” the message said, “but gets nervous and begins to stutter on stage.” As a speech-language pathologist, I immediately began thinking of stuttering from a clinical perspective. I had flashbacks of a […] continue reading

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Podcast: Using Storytelling Structure To Create Motivating Presentations

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Our CEO and Chief Presentation Guru, Nancy Duarte, was recently interviewed on The Narrative: A Podcast About Building Business Stories by Prezi. In the podcast episode, “Using Storytelling Structure To Create Motivating Presentations,” Nancy discusses how our culture is searching for meaning and how stories are our way of trying to find it. Nancy talks about […] continue reading

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To Become A Powerful Public Speaker Master These Qualities

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Once you have a compelling story and breathtaking visual design, presentation preparation eventually comes down to one final thing: you. You stepping up, taking the stage, and communicating with your audience. But before anyone can become a powerful public speaker, there are several qualities they must master. Picture in your mind the most powerful public […] continue reading

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