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A selection of Gilda's articles (all will open as webpages unless otherwise noted)



NEW! Gilda's article, "Sans Script," published in May 2015 Speaker Magazine (PDF - 3609 KB - this is a large file so it may take a few seconds to load)


OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
 
DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE
 
PRACTICE & PREPARATION
BODY LANGUAGE, NON-VERBALS
VOICE
 
LISTENING
 
WORD CHOICE
 
ORGANIZING YOUR PRESENTATION
 

NETWORKING

How to Introduce Yourself Quickly 

How to Network at Holiday Parties



 

PUBLIC SPEAKING FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS

How to Deliver a Killer Pitch Presentation

3 Tips for Being an Effective Charity Spokesperson

8 Tips for Handling Radio Interviews Like a Pro

Public Speaking for Consultants: How to Choose a Topic

Speaking at Your High School Reunion

5 Questions to Ask Before You Speak

 

 

PRESENTATION SKILLS LESSONS FROM UNLIKELY PLACES

Does Aikido's "Shu Ha Ri" Help With Presentations?

Presentation Skills Lessons From Teaching College History

Presentation Skills Lessons From the U.S. Open Tennis Grand Slam

Public Speaking Tips From Chef Bobby Flay

Public Speaking Lessons From Speaking Italian Over the Phone

Using Improv Comedy's "Half-Life" Technique to Stay Within Your Time Limit

Public Speaking is Like Exercising

 

 

USING POWERPOINT

Do You Really Need PowerPoint Slides?

Don't Present Someone Else's Slides

Incorporating a PowerPoint Presentation Smoothly Into Your Speech

What Should You Include in Your Slides?

 

NEW! Presenting Slides in a Virtual Presentation

 

APPLYING LEAN TO PRESENTATION SKILLS

Applying Lean Principles to Presentation Skills: Eliminate Waste

Applying Lean Principles to Presentation Skills: Optimize the Whole

Applying Lean Principles to Presentation Skills: Respect People

Applying "Genchi Genbutsu" to Presentations

 

 

VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

5 Ways to Ensure Audience Interaction During Teleconferences

7 Quick Tips for Presenting Via Teleconference

How to Prepare for What Can Go Wrong During a Teleconference

Presenting Slides in a Virtual Presentation


NEW! Giving a Virtual Presentation? Don't "Wing It"

 

HANDLING QUESTIONS

NEW!How to Prepare for Q&A

Answering Questions Without Losing Control of Your Time

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Answering Questions 

 

 

IMPROMPTU SPEAKING

How to Speak Up in a Crowd 

Think on Your Feet - and Watch Out for the Wasp!

 

 

MORE PRESENTATION SKILLS TIPS

4 Tips for Using the Microphone Effectively

4 Presenter Mistakes to Avoid

5 Reasons Why Presenters Won't Use a Microphone

5 Tips for Dressing for Success While Presenting

5 Tips for Creating a Crips & Memorable Introduction

9 Tips for How to Present While Seated

Public Speaking is a Skill Anyone Can Develop

10 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

10 Tips for Using Notes Effectively When Presenting

Don't Speak Too Little

How to Get Introduced When Speaking

How to Give an Excellent Presentation

How to Use a Microphone Like a Pro

Questions to Ask When You're Presenting

Take the 6-Second Presentation Challenge

Take Your Presentation From Okay to Outstanding 

When Presenting, Stay Within Your Time Limit

NEW! How to Continue Developing Your Public Speaking Skills

 

NEW! How to Engage the Audience When Presenting

 

USING STORIES  

3 Tips for Effective Storytelling

7 Steps to Successful Storytelling


 

 


 
 
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