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How to Give a Good Presentation That Captivates Any Audience

November 29, 2023

There’s no one-size-fits-all template for giving an effective presentation, but this blog post from the professional coaching organization Better Up provides a solid overview, from identifying and addressing common fears and concerns to providing strategies and tools for creating an effective and memorable presentation.

Jocelyn B. Tyson—2023 World Champion of Public Speaking

In this episode of the Toastmasters International podcast, Jocelyn Tyson gives details about her journey and her championship-winning speech. This 42-year-old pharmacist from Mount Laurel, New Jersey, won the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking in Nassau, Bahamas this past August

To Make Your Next Speech Even Better … Pause

Many speakers are uncomfortable with silence during a speech, and as such, tend to fill that silence with words. But silence can be a powerful tool to help focus and capture attention. It provides an opportunity for speakers to focus on their audience, their presentation, or their own presence. Read this Accidental Communicator blog post to learn how to capture your audience’s attention by taking a pause.