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How to present like a pro

Alexandria Joy - Monday, June 08, 2015

Do you fear public speaking more than death? 

Have you ever condemned others to a thousand small deaths from your pitches, boardroom presentations or conference presentations?

OK perhaps nothing quite as extreme, but if you're keen to go from boring and bland to interesting and compelling and you need to give a presentation or speech but public speaking is not one of your strengths then this video was recorded for you! 

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What's the best speaker you've ever seen in person or online? What was it that grabbed you? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Happy presenting

Heidi Alexandra 

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Tandy commented on 14-Jun-2015 07:23 AM
Heidi, I absolutely LOVE public speaking. There's nothing like being on stage. There are many amazing speakers I've heard and seen that are so engaging. Some of these names I can think of include: Brene Brown, Tony Robbins, Michael Losier, Oprah Winfrey, and many others.
Trudy Scott commented on 14-Jun-2015 09:16 AM
Fabulous practical steps for the outline! Love tip #2. I'm always watching and learning when I see people who move well. Two people who stand out in this area are Brendon Burchard (I clearly recall his near-death car accident story) and Victoria Labalme (her bird impersonation on stage is still in my mind)

Of course, I'd like to add nutrients into the mix! Many of my clients are now able to speak on stage with zero fear by addressing low GABA with GABA, low serotonin with tryptophan and even by simply quitting gluten, caffeine and sugar!
Heidi commented on 14-Jun-2015 12:53 PM
Thanks for your comments Tandy and Trudy - sounds like the two of you are totally comfortable with presenting. You are spot on with the examples of great speakers you both share. We can learn so much from watching others!
Mitch Tublin commented on 15-Jun-2015 03:41 AM
For anyone who wishes to get over their fear of public speaking in a supportive environment Toastmaster's is an excellent international organization.
Mary Ellen Miller commented on 21-Jun-2015 06:16 AM
Heidi I agree in the power and importance of public speaking. Thank you for sharing the tips and the Simon Sinek interview.
Tiffany deSilva commented on 30-Jun-2015 05:44 AM
Great tips, Heidi. I totally agree with knowing your content and, generally speaking, not being boring. Body movement does help to get listeners more engaged in what you're saying and makes your presentation less dull and more lively.

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