10 Advanced Speaking Tips to Supercharge Your Next Presentation

On-Demand, available until April 5, 2020
Recorded March 28, 2019

Categories: Communication Strategy, Leadership & Management, Techniques & Tactics

Few things in the PR and Communication business are more important than the ability to present our ideas in clear and compelling terms. Solid presentation skills can help PR pros win new business, gain approval for projects and budgets, counsel clients, motivate employees and better position themselves as industry and community leaders.
Yet “TED Talks” have radically changed the rules for speakers and presenters of every kind — audiences expect more, and we have to deliver more. This advanced webinar will offer pro tips to help you take your next pitch or presentation from good to great.

Specific lessons include: how to make the most of the all-important first minute in order to grab and hold the audience’s attention; major content pitfalls that can destroy your credibility; how to use story in the most compelling way; a 5-step process for rehearsing your presentation; making technology your friend instead of your foe; and how to overcome nerves and recover from mistakes.

Whether you’re a beginning presenter, occasional PowerPoint user or advanced public speaker, you’ll come away with valuable tips to take make your next presentation a resounding success.


Rob Biesenbach, corporate communications consultant, Rob Biesenbach LLC

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Rob Biesenbach helps organizations and their leaders communicate more effectively so they can achieve their business goals and enjoy more success. A veteran speechwriter and coach, he has helped hundreds of corporate executives conceive, craft and deliver their most important speeches. He’s an in-demand keynote speaker and workshop leader, the author of three fun, practical books on business communication, and a Second City-trained actor who knows how to keep audiences engaged.
Rob’s clients have included AARP, Allstate, the American Cancer Society, Deloitte, the Kellogg School of Management and Lockheed Martin.



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