Great tips for great presentations

Leverage The Power of Vivid Examples

Did you know people are 22x more likely to remember a fact when it has been wrapped in a story? When crafting a story, we know we need to establish a beginning, middle, and end. What can often be missed is the use of vivid examples and data. By incorporating these key elements into your story, you will help make your message more memorable
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Diving Into Deliberate Practice     

Practice makes permanent for most presenters. When you practice your presentation beforehand, the goal is to learn and improve through repetition. But how do you know if you are practicing in a way that will make you better?
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Improve Your Vocal Presence    

Have you ever listened to a presentation and found it impossible to pay attention to the speaker? There are many reasons this might occur, but one big factor is the speaker’s vocal presence.
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Hybrid is Here to Stay

Although virtual meetings may become less common as we emerge from COVID, research shows that hybrid meetings are here to stay.
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3 Tips to Spring Clean Your Slides

It's officially spring! And in honor of spring cleaning, it’s time to dust off those old PowerPoint slides and create a fresh, consistent, and digestible deck that helps your audience easily follow the story of your presentation.
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Speak Up and Stand Out

Happy International Women’s Day! As we celebrate the many contributions women have made in history, let’s also consider how we can support women in our modern landscape.
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Leverage The Power of Vivid Examples

Leverage The Power of Vivid Examples

Did you know people are 22x more likely to remember a fact when it has been wrapped in a story? When crafting a story, we…
Diving Into Deliberate Practice     

Diving Into Deliberate Practice     

Practice makes permanent for most presenters. When you practice your presentation beforehand, the goal is to learn and improve through repetition. But how do you…
Improve Your Vocal Presence    

Improve Your Vocal Presence    

Have you ever listened to a presentation and found it impossible to pay attention to the speaker? There are many reasons this might occur, but…
Hybrid is Here to Stay

Hybrid is Here to Stay

Although virtual meetings may become less common as we emerge from COVID, research shows that hybrid meetings are here to stay.
3 Tips to Spring Clean Your Slides

3 Tips to Spring Clean Your Slides

It's officially spring! And in honor of spring cleaning, it’s time to dust off those old PowerPoint slides and create a fresh, consistent, and digestible…
Speak Up and Stand Out

Speak Up and Stand Out

Happy International Women’s Day! As we celebrate the many contributions women have made in history, let’s also consider how we can support women in our…
Applying the 5 Languages of Appreciation

Applying the 5 Languages of Appreciation

February is a month to celebrate and acknowledge love, appreciation, and interpersonal connections. Which begs the question – how do you use communication to connect?
Invest in Yourself

Invest in Yourself

2Connect’s curious. What are some of your New Year’s resolutions? Did professional development make your list?
Give Thanks and Remember Your Strengths

Give Thanks and Remember Your Strengths

Last month, we discussed how to give feedback to others. Although it’s always helpful to seek new perspectives, it’s also important to incorporate the knowledge…
Developing Confident Presenters

Developing Confident Presenters

While practice may make permanent, practice and repetition doesn't always bring about improvement. Whether we deliver presentations and messages frequently or only occasionally; we need…

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