This article from Harvard Business Review tells the story of how a shy young Masai boy gave an awesome presentation to an audience of 1,400. Notice that "preparation" is the key. When you're prepared, your confidence increases, and you can knock 'em dead!
How to Give the Best Presentation You Possibly Can
Karl Gude is an instructor at Michigan State University and a former InfoGraphics Director at Newsweek and The Associated Press. He talks about the preparation needed to give an awesome presentation in this article published in the Huffington Post.
This Forbes story is part of a series of articles based on Carmine Gallo's book, "Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds" (St. Martin’s Press).
10 Tips For Giving Effective Virtual Presentations
This article from the Graduate School of Stanford Business provides tips for presenting virtually, including how to keep your audience's attention.
The following are questions to ask and materials you should have for your presentation.
During your presentation, use one or more of these tools to engage your audience.
We talk a lot about being great speakers. But what about being great listeners? Whether you're in the classroom or watching a film or communicating one-on-one, listening is important in the exchange of information and ideas. Here are some links with tips for helping you hear: