How to Manage Presentation Anxiety and Become a Confident Public Speaker

I’m a public speaking coach, and I know that for a lot of people (including those you think look cool and composed on stage) the thought of public speaking creates a surge in anxiety levels. … read more

Guide to Planning, Writing, and Delivering a Killer Keynote Speech

One of the greatest honours you can receive is to be invited to deliver a keynote address. It’s exhilarating and a compliment to your expertise.  I’m a presentation coach, and recently a new client was … read more

Strategies for Becoming a Confident Public Speaker

Lack of public speaking confidence, whether with peers or strangers, is considered a social anxiety disorder.  There’s more people that don’t want to be front and centre sharing their expertise and vision than those that … read more

Five Tips For Making Eye Contact Delivering Online Presentations

Most of us appreciate the importance of eye contact when carrying on a conversation or delivering an in person presentation. Did you know that making eye contact is just as important during online presentations? Honing … read more

The Rabbi and the Gentile Speaker Coach

There are times a client’s presentation gives me shivers. I know in deep down in my speaker coach bones that it will create a deep impact and have a ripple effect – that the call … read more

How many times should you practice for a presentation?

And how many times do you actually practice your presentations? If you’ve listened to my podcast interviews, many of my guests have shared how they’ve prepared for their presentations. Issac Lidsky, the author of Eyes … read more

Five Tips for Making Eye Contact While Public Speaking

Making eye contact while public speaking is a simple yet powerful way to connect with an audience. Keeping eye contact with a single person while making a point can change a passive listener to one … read more

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Anxiety and excitement are similar emotions. Both are high states of arousal accompanied by things such as a rapid heart rate, dry mouth, sweaty palms and sometimes a feeling of being outside of your body. … read more

Yes, Anyone Can Become a Charismatic Speaker. Here’s how.

Is it possible to become a charismatic speaker if you weren’t born with the talent?  Someone asked me that question at one of the first workshops on public speaking I delivered. And it took the … read more

How to Stop Saying “Um” in Presentations (What to Do Instead)

One question I’m often asked is how to stop the habit of using filler words while delivering presentations or talking with colleagues. The people asking me how to stop saying um are usually people who … read more

13 Tips on Presenting to Executives to Win Approval for Your Ideas

Executives place a premium on time. Understanding this is the secret to successful presentations to the c-suite. Now, not all senior executives manage their time the same way, of course. Some tightly schedule their time … read more

Your Path to Perfect: Guide to Rehearsing a Presentation

Would you be surprised to hear that practicing a presentation is as important as the words you actually share? And that you should spend as much time rehearsing your speech as you did creating your … read more

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