Activist and author Glennon Doyle revealed how she practices her speeches in a recent episode of Hello Monday with Jessi Hempel, a podcast from Linkedin, and it’s genuinely fascinating. Continue reading “Glennon Doyle’s speech practice – how to use recordings to practice your speech”
Hari Patience-Davies shares an easy way to expand your vocal range and become a more engaging speaker.
Whether you’re presenting in a meeting, standing up on stage in front of a conference or having a virtual coffee with your boss, you’re using your voice. As most of us have been speaking since we were toddlers we sometimes take our voices for granted and don’t recognise them as the incredible tools that they are. And like all tools, there are ways we can improve performance. Continue reading “Slow down, sit up and smile: tips from a voice actor”
There is one small thing that will make all your meetings, training sessions and presentations easier and more engaging. Most good team facilitators and leaders, no matter what industry they work in, will do this already, they just may not recognise it.
Holding eye contact with a webcam can be difficult. Hari Patience-Davies shares three ways to make it easier to focus on the webcam and therefore provide eye contact to your virtual audience. Continue reading “Three ways to maintain virtual eye contact”
In our third virtual presentation top tips article Hari Patience-Davies highlights the importance of practicing with a virtual audience in mind, what to do if your call gets gate-crashed and shows off her desk set-up…
More virtual presentation top tips from Hari Patience-Davies – choosing between a virtual and real background, how to dress for virtual success and a how to guide for presenting both your slides and video feed on the same screen. Continue reading “Top tips for virtual presentations – How to look good virtually”
In the first of our virtual presentation top tips articles, Hari Patience-Davies explains the value of turning your camera on, how to set up good lighting and where you should look while presenting. Continue reading “Top tips for virtual presentations – learn to love the camera”