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The Best of TED 2014: Lessons for Your Next Presentation

The Best of TED 2014: Lessons for Your Next Presentation

From an astronaut talking fear, Bill and Melinda Gates on giving up their wealth to a surprise appearance by an outlaw, here are some key takeaways from this year's event.
8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

If not done correctly, presentations can me a huge waste of time for your audience. Here are eight ways to make a presentation more engaging -- and more memorable.
Want to Punch Up Your Presentation With Visuals? Here Are 5 Ways.

Want to Punch Up Your Presentation With Visuals? Here Are 5 Ways.

If not done correctly, presentations can come off as dull and flat -- making them difficult to sit through. To get your audience more engaged in what you are saying and pitching, add some visuals to spice it up.
8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation

8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation

Master the basics of dynamic and engaging speechmaking -- fast.
Want to be a Rock-Star Panelist? Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach Offers Up Some Tips.

Want to be a Rock-Star Panelist? Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach Offers Up Some Tips.

As more and more entrepreneurs are asked to speak on panels, many are feeling anxious on how to make the best impression. In his new book Pitch Perfect, Sheryl Sandberg's media coach Bill McGowan offers up advice.
How to Make Time Work for You When Pitching for Funds

How to Make Time Work for You When Pitching for Funds

The hour of the day, minutes in a slide and when your idea will pay off will determine whether you'll see any money.
Avoid This One Big Mistake When Making a Public Presentation

Avoid This One Big Mistake When Making a Public Presentation

Carmine Gallo explains why you should keep your presentations simple, and avoid this common format.
Hey, iPad Users: You Can Finally Download Microsoft Office

Hey, iPad Users: You Can Finally Download Microsoft Office

Office for iPad now available in the Apple store
Need to Make a Presentation? Start By Telling a Great Story.

Need to Make a Presentation? Start By Telling a Great Story.

Communication coach Carmine Gallo explains how a powerful story is your basic foundation.
How You Can Make Your Next Presentation Memorable

How You Can Make Your Next Presentation Memorable

Keynote speaker and communication coach Carmine Gallo offers his top tips for making business presentations pop.
7 Power Tools of Persuasion

7 Power Tools of Persuasion

Don't undermine your presentation with qualifiers that undercut the message. Give your breakthrough ideas the striking presentation they deserve.
Google Hangout: Everything You Need to Know to Deliver an Amazing Presentation

Google Hangout: Everything You Need to Know to Deliver an Amazing Presentation

Join us for an insightful discussion with author Carmine Gallo on making memorable presentations.
Avoid the PowerPoint Trap by Having Less Wordy Slides

Avoid the PowerPoint Trap by Having Less Wordy Slides

Don't let your slides distract an audience from the message you're delivering.
Why You Need to Become a Better Storyteller

Why You Need to Become a Better Storyteller

Compelling stories have the power to engage your customers, your employees and your investors. Here's how to improve your skills.
The Magical Number That Will Amplify Your Next Presentation

The Magical Number That Will Amplify Your Next Presentation

Many of the most persuasive TED Talks are packed with trios. You should follow the speakers' lead.
5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game

5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game

Knowing how to leverage data can help a company better gain new users, tap into existing users and increase revenue.
Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist

Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist

If your presentations have 'emotionally-charged events,' your message will stick with your audience.
Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

Often executives think its impressive to spew out jargon, technical words and high-level chatter. But often, people miss the point and the message.
The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic

The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic

Pitching to investors is part of the game. Yet, for many entrepreneurs getting up and presenting your idea can be downright petrifying. Here are a few tips on how to get through the presentation and seal the deal.
10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation

How to craft presentation slides that powerfully visualize your ideas, engage your audience and boost your brand.
To Attract Funding, Develop a Prototype

To Attract Funding, Develop a Prototype

In the startup world, selling your vision in a PowerPoint presentation is so passe. To get the attention of VCs, prototypes are a must. Here is why.
10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch

10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch

One of the first steps on your way to making an idea a reality is pitching. Here are 10 ways to make sure you ace your presentation.
What You Can Learn From Michael Bay's Embarrassing Presentation Mishap

What You Can Learn From Michael Bay's Embarrassing Presentation Mishap

'Transformers' director Michael Bay abruptly walked off stage in Vegas yesterday after his guest spot during a Samsung product intro became fraught with teleprompter issues.

The Do's and Don'ts of Giving a Killer Presentation

When presenting to investors you will either nail it or put people to sleep. Here is what to know about making your presentation a success. .
7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch

7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch

The very fact that investors are in front of you means they’re interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it.

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