Speaking, writing, presentations

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public speaking

  1. take good breaths

  2. talk at a good pace, neither slow nor too fast

  3. talk clearly, emphasize every word

  4. don’t be monotone, it’s boring

  5. convey emotion

  6. be brief, be to the point

  7. speak with confidence and enthusiasm

writing better

Refuse to use the word “thing”

No brackets

Fewer prepositions

Eliminate redundancy

presentations

Don’t include any text in your slides

Talk about the slide before you put it up, not after it appears

Never look at the screen

5 rules of presentations

  1. no text in slides

  2. don’t look at the screen

  3. speak clearly

  4. speak with confidence and enthusiasm

  5. be brief, be to the point

May 10, 2020