Public Speaking and Presentation Tips

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3 Good Reasons Why You Need to Rehearse for Your Presentation

In the last few months, we’ve had a few clients who have had this same general story: They report after an important town hall, annual meeting, board presentation, oral pitch…. “The event went…well…okay. It would have been better if everyone had a chance to practice. And we didn’t have time to rehearse the day before. …

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How to Dramatically Improve Your Voice When You Present Virtually

One of our clients asked, “Whenever I’m presenting online, I feel like I lose people’s attention. Is it my voice? What are some simple things I can change to improve the way I speak when I present virtually?” Dear client, we are happy to help. In the last year, we at Articulation have taken what …

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And the winner is…

Flexibility. As we sat in the gorgeous new conference facility at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, having just finished a day of rehearsals and a day of taping 16 talks, we started to finalize the panel discussion logistics. I said “Let’s try to do it in the lobby.” Long, pregnant pauses filled the cavernous room. (I guess …

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Do Tell Virtually Podcast: A Primer on How to Teach Virtually

Featuring Special Guest Anne Blum We’re pleased to present this episode of Articulation’s new Do Tell Virtually podcast. We’re chatting with Anne Blum of Roundtable Learning about how to teach virtually. Anne is a 20-year instructional designer who has at least a decade of experience in designing virtual classes. She’ll explain the foundations of how …

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5 Ways to Record a Virtual Speaker

So you want to host a virtual event with recorded* speakers? Situation: You want to host a semi-live or on-demand virtual event showcasing speakers and their presentations. This means you will need them to record themselves in advance. Question: How do you get the recording from them, especially if they are either socially distancing or …

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Voice call or video? Three tips to decide which is best.

I simply have one question for you today. Why are we on so many video chats? With the spread of COVID-19 and the stay-at-home orders many of us are under, to say video conferencing is booming would be an understatement. Zoom said daily users spiked to 200 million in March, up from 10 million in …

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3 Best Practices for Better Virtual Meetings

Ruth Milligan is back with another tip from the treehouse. And this time, it’s a survival tip on how to get through our new COVID-19 existence on virtual webinars and calls. Watch Ruth for three best practices and a demonstration that can help you conduct a better virtual meeting. She’ll share: 1. How to frame …

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4 Things We Want You to Know

Dear friends and colleagues, The world feels a bit upside down now. To everyone who is experiencing illness or economic upheaval, our hearts are with you. If you are like us, you’re trying to juggle new challenges– from home schooling to finding out where toilet paper is in stock, while keeping yourself and your loved ones …

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5 Tips for a Successful Virtual Pitch

Our Ruth Milligan is back with tips from the treehouse. We’ve been preparing a lot of clients for pitches lately. And we’ve also had clients deal with canceled events and meetings. The good news (yes, there is good news) is that you don’t have to be in-person to communicate. And while new business pitches are …

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