Your Presentation Starts Write Now: 10 Tips Before You Hit the Stage

February 1, 2016

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You’ve watched enough TED Talks, you’ve read that public speaking is an important leadership quality, and you’ve heard that “Seinfeld” joke about most people preferring to be dead rather than giving the eulogy at a funeral. Maybe you’ve even practiced telling a fairly interesting story at a reception among friends. Yes, it’s time to deliver a great presentation.

Having been both a speechwriter and a speaker, I’ve developed a special appreciation for both sides of writing: for the page and for the stage. Here are 10 for-the-stage writing tips to make sure that your next presentation is also your best one.

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