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Fred gives precise, honest tips that will make anyone a better speaker.

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Powerful advice about the art and science of public speaking.

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Sound, practical, concise tips

By Speaking w TJ Walker - Jan 29 2016
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Fred gives precise, honest tips that will make anyone a better speaker.

Outstanding!

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Powerful advice about the art and science of public speaking.
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NO SWEAT Public Speaking!

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Rank #1: Do NOT Ask Your Audience to . . .

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Multitask!


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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.

Do NOT ask your audience to multitask.

Multitasking cannot be done:

  • If they’re looking at your slides and reading bullet points-

    • They are not watching and listening to you.
  • If they are using one of your handouts and working on it – 

    • They are not watching and listening to you.
  • If they’re looking at prop that you’ve used and have not put away –

    • They are not watching and listening to you.
  • We cannot multitask.
  • Your audience cannot multitask.
Let me prove that to you!

Watch any cable news show periodically. You’ll see a little ticker tape coming across the bottom of the screen. You’ve seen that; updates and breaking news.

If you’re reading that ticker tape, you have no idea what they’re talking about.

And to prove that, as soon as the commercial comes on, that ticker tape is gone!

Advertisers would never pay for that interruption. It would not pay for them to run the ad.

Your audience cannot multitask.

Do NOT ask them to do it.

Develop practice and deliver your presentations without asking your audience to multitask and I guarantee they will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

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Sep 30 2019

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Rank #2: An Important Elevator Speech Goal is . . .

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.

One of the most important goals of your elevator speech should be
that anyone hearing it can tell someone else what you do.

To do that, that elevator speech has to be clear, concise, and consistent.

If it’s not clear, how are they going to explain it to someone else?

If it’s not concise, they’re not going to remember all of it.

And if it’s not consistent, if they heard you give a different elevator speech somewhere else, they really don’t know what you do. How are they going to tell someone else?

Let me give you an example.
Someone says, “Hey, you know Fred, what does he do?”

I would love for them to say, “I know Fred and here’s what he does. He speaks coaches and writes about networking, public speaking and presentation skills.”

Have one of the important goals of your elevator speech, be that someone can tell someone else what you do. Make it clear, concise, and consistent.

Do that and I guarantee your next elevator speech will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author
Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:
Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:
We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

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Sep 02 2019

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Rank #3: THREE-THREE-THREE: Why? Why? Why?

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking!

Why use THREE?

Use THREE because it adds completeness to your message.

Your audience can’t remember more than three or four things.


  1. Use One for emphasis.
  2. Use Two for comparison.
  3. Use THREE for completeness.
  4. Four or more for a list.
Here are some examples of THREE.

“I speak, coach, and write about networking, public speaking, and presentation skills.”

“If you want the audience to GET IT! you need to educate, entertain, and explain.”

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities!”


Three adds completeness to your message and

the audience will remember it.

Understand it, practice it, and use it and your presentations will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!


Is the Fear of Public Speaking holding you back? Many have this fear and it can be lessened. Get this to learn how.
FREE InfoGraph: 11 Nuggets that work to Lessen it!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amaazon.com.

NO SWEAT Public Speaking”

NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Audible offers NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” as an audio book.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this post or other posts please contact me: Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.

Thank  you for your continued support. It is greatly appreciated!

The post THREE-THREE-THREE: Why? Why? Why? appeared first on NO SWEAT Public Speaking!.

Oct 14 2019

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Rank #4: Text On Slides? THIS . . .

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Works!


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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT PublicSpeaking!

If you’re regular viewer, listener, or reader, you know I’m not an advocate of using bullet points or text on slides.

There are, however, a few exceptions. Here’s one!


Sometimes, giving your audience information to read and you not speaking, is effective.

It might be a statistic on information just presented or another fact reinforcing the message.

Look at me when finished reading.

Bottom Line:

Text on Slides? THIS Works!

Use text and audio like that in your next presentation and I guarantee it will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amaazon.com.

NO SWEAT Public Speaking”

NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Audible offers NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” as an audio book.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this post or other posts please contact me: Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.

I look forward to hearing from you and thanks for your continued support. It is greatly appreciated!

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Sep 16 2019

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Rank #5: THREE “Es” For Helping Your Audience GET IT!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.

The goal of all communication, verbal, written, or visual is the same. We want the audience as quickly as possible to GET IT!

They may not agree with everything you say. They may not agree with anything. But if they don’t get it, you can’t have a meaningful conversation going forward.

For them to GET IT!  the speaker needs to do three things.


  • Number One, Educate.

    • I want the audience leaving knowing a whole lot more than they did when they arrived.
  • Number Two, Entertain.

    • We love to be entertained, don’t we?
    • If I’m entertaining you, I have your attention. If I have your attention, that increases the odds they’ll GET IT!
  • And Number Three, Explain.

    • Explain it simply enough that they get it the first time because of someone is sitting there thinking to themselves, “I have no idea what he’s talking about,” they’ll never GET IT! and you’ll lose them.

Educate, Entertain, and Explain.

Do that in your next presentation. And I guarantee it will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amaazon.com.

NO SWEAT Public Speaking”

NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Audible offers NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” as an audio book.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this post or other posts please contact me: Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.

Thank  you for your continued support. It is greatly appreciated!

The post THREE “Es” For Helping Your Audience GET IT! appeared first on NO SWEAT Public Speaking!.

Oct 28 2019

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Five Reasons to be a Speaker this Year!

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The Fear of Public Speaking is common. It holds many back from reaching their potential. The phobia often goes hand-in-hand with fears of failure, rejection, and the unknown.

Quotes from clients confirm this and the negative impact it has.

“I have lost promotional opportunities because I’ve turned down invitations to make presentations.”

“I’m sick and tired of coworkers who don’t contribute as much as I do; getting recognition, bonuses, and sometimes promotions because they are ‘speaking.’
They are not very good. However, they are doing it and I’m not!”

Facing that fear and doing something about it is worth the investment in time, pain, and practice.

Here are Five Reasons why lessening the anxiety of public speaking and delivering presentations can have a positive impact on your life.

* Lessening the fear, rather than eliminating it should be the goal. Take that nervous energy and put it into your talk. A presentation without energy is B-o-r-i-n-g!

1. Be seen as an EXPERT!

We perceive speakers as EXPERTS.
We like to work with EXPERTS.
EXPERTS command higher fees for their products and services.

EXPERTS are admired and frequently sought out for their advice and knowledge.

2.Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities!” 
(My mantra!)

The research shows individuals who take and makeSpeaking Opportunities;” grow their businesses, advance their careers, and increase their leadership roles.”

Have you ever been expected or wanted to:

  • Make a Speech.
  • Deliver a Presentation.
  • Present an Award.
  • Accept a Prize.
  • Introduce a Speaker.
  • Toast a Bride and Groom.
  • Hold a Press Conference.
  • Conduct an Interview.
  • Be a Master of Ceremonies.
  • Deliver a Eulogy.
  • Facilitate a Meeting.
  • Attend a Networking Event.
  • Give an Elevator Speech.
  • Tell a group about a trip you recently took.
  • Give a “How To” on a topic.
  • Make a Sales Presentation.
  • Be Interviewed.
  • Ask a Question at a Public Forum.
  • And More!
The above are all “Speaking Opportunities!” Take and make them!

In the public and private sector, there are numerous stories about people being promoted, hired, referred, and elected because they deliver great presentations.

3. Increase Knowledge.

Continually research and update your presentations.

That activity, plus questions and comments from audiences, will feed your knowledge.

Increasing the understanding of your subject matter gives more material to present to audiences and increases your reputation as an EXPERT!

Knowing what you know, and equally important, what you and don’t know, teaches what to seek information on. Continually find those answers and grow towards subject mastery!

4. Build Self Confidence.

For most of us, standing in front of people and delivering a talk takes us out of our comfort zone. That’s why public speaking can be uncomfortable.

When we get out of our comfort zone we make it larger! That increases self-confidence, a trait worth possessing.

Having “confidence in your competence” is noticed, admired, and appreciated by audiences.

5. Be Powerful!

If you have a message that can positively impact people, the ability to deliver it in a manner that educates, entertains, and easily explains it, is – Powerful!

A presentation has two components: Content and Delivery.
Content is the message.
Delivery is presenting that message.
Delivery surpasses content in importance.
The greatest ideas, messages, and causes won’t be received or acted on if not delivered Powerfully!
Deliver it that way and the ripple effects can multiply the impact!

Know and understand the reasons to be a speaker.

Develop, practice, and deliver presentations with those purposes in mind and I guarantee your next presentation will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author
Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,
“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and
“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and
Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:
Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:
We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amazon.com.
NO SWEAT Public Speaking”
NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Audible offers NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” as an audio book.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this post or other posts please contact me: Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.

Thank  you for your continued support. It is greatly appreciated!

The post Five Reasons to be a Speaker this Year! appeared first on NO SWEAT Public Speaking!.

Jan 05 2020

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THREE Things NOT To Do With Your Hands When Speaking!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here are three things NOT to do with your hands when you’re speaking.

Number One:

Do not point with your index finger.

No one likes to be pointed at. Instead, gesture with your knuckle.

Number Two:

Be sure all the finger gestures you use are universally accepted.

We know that means silence. This, this is not universally accepted. Do not use it!

And Number Three:

Don’t Twitch:

Stroke your hair, rub your face, scratch yourself.

Don’t do those things with your fingers.

Do NOT do those three things when delivering presentations, and I guarantee your next presentation will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amazon.com.

NO SWEAT Public Speaking”

NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Audible offers NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” as an audio book.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this post or other posts please contact me: Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.

Thank  you for your continued support. It is greatly appreciated!

The post THREE Things NOT To Do With Your Hands When Speaking! appeared first on NO SWEAT Public Speaking!.

Dec 16 2019

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Three Things NOT To Do When Answering Questions

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here are three things you should NOT do when taking questions.

Number One:

If you don’t know the answer, do not throw it out to the audience.

You lose control and you don’t know if the answers given are the right ones.

Number Two:

If you don’t know the answer to a question, don’t fake it. Don’t try to guess.

Say this: “I’m drawing a blank right now. If I can’t figure out that answer by the time the presentation is finished, do me a favor. Grab me afterwards and we’ll figure it out.”

And Number Three:

When you’re answering a question, do not just look at the person who asked it to you.

They may ask another question. You answer that. They ask another, and you’re in a conversation.

Do this: Look at the person who asked the question. Finish your thought. Move on to someone else. Finish your thought and continue until you’ve answered that question.

Do NOT do those three things when answering questions, and I guarantee your next presentation will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

The post Three Things NOT To Do When Answering Questions appeared first on NO SWEAT Public Speaking!.

Dec 09 2019

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8 Habits of Highly Successful Speakers

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Here are
8 Habits of Highly
Successful Speakers.

Read them – Understand them – Practice them!
1. Know your topic.
  • You’ll never know everything, but have enough knowledge so you have “confidence in your competence.”
2. Know your audience.
  • What is their understanding of your topic?
  • Know the diversity of people who will be attending.
    • What are their races, ages, and ethnicities?
    • Will people with disabilities, visible and invisible, and from the LBGQT community be there?
    • How might the makeup of the audience relate to your subject and delivery?
3. Know your time constraints.
  • People will most likely be speaking before and after you.
  • It’s OK to finish a bit early, but not too early.
  • Per the ‘Law of Primacy and Recency, if you can choose your speaking position, take the first or last position.
4. Practice – Practice – Practice
  • “Practice isn’t what you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.”
    – Malcolm Gladwell.
  • TED suggests one hour of preparation for every minute of presentation.
  • A great way to Practice is HERE.
5. Have Backup Plans!
  • Have your presentation backed up on a flash drive and in the cloud.
  • Bring an extra copy of your Introduction and After-Duction.
  • The emcee may have lost or forgotten it or assigned the task to someone else.
6. Arrive early to check out the room and equipment.
  • Room temperature, seating, lighting and more can effect a presentations impact.
    • Sometimes changes to give a better experience can be made.
  • Bring your own adapters, cables, extra batteries, remote, etc.
  • Personal responsibility.
    • You, the speaker, are responsible for as much as possible.
    • No one wants the excuse, “The AV guy didn’t show up.”
  • Check the audio, computer, and all other equipment; provided and your own.
  • For a complete “Speaker’s Checklist” go HERE.
7. Arrive early to Meet & Greet.
  • It is much easier to talk to people you’ve met before speaking.
    • Quoting one of them raises your credibility with the audience and grabs their attention.
  • Thanking them, in advance, for attending your talk gives them a ‘stroke’ and increases their attention to your message.
8. If you have something to sell; merchandise, books, CDs, an upcoming event, etc., bring enough for maximum sales projections.
  • If you’ll be using Square or another such device, be sure it is updated and fully charged

Use alliteration in your presentations and I guarantee they will be absolutely, positively
NO SWEAT!

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About the Author
Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,
“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and
“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and
Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:
Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:
We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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Nov 25 2019

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Great Tip: Use Alliteration!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.

Here’s a great presentation tip. Use Alliteration.

Alliteration is the occurrence of the same sound with adjacent or closely connected words. It can really enhance your presentation.

Here are some examples.

“Elevator speeches should be clear, concise, and consistent.”

“If you want the audience to GET IT! educate, entertain, and explain it to them.”

“Ted talks suggests one hour of preparation for every minute of presentation.”

“Your Speech should be Clear, Concise, and Compelling.”

Use alliteration when delivering your presentations, and I guarantee they will be absolutely, positively

NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amaazon.com.

NO SWEAT Public Speaking”

NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Audible offers NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” as an audio book.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this post or other posts please contact me: Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.

Thank  you for your continued support. It is greatly appreciated!

The post Great Tip: Use Alliteration! appeared first on NO SWEAT Public Speaking!.

Nov 11 2019

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THREE “Es” For Helping Your Audience GET IT!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.

The goal of all communication, verbal, written, or visual is the same. We want the audience as quickly as possible to GET IT!

They may not agree with everything you say. They may not agree with anything. But if they don’t get it, you can’t have a meaningful conversation going forward.

For them to GET IT!  the speaker needs to do three things.


  • Number One, Educate.

    • I want the audience leaving knowing a whole lot more than they did when they arrived.
  • Number Two, Entertain.

    • We love to be entertained, don’t we?
    • If I’m entertaining you, I have your attention. If I have your attention, that increases the odds they’ll GET IT!
  • And Number Three, Explain.

    • Explain it simply enough that they get it the first time because of someone is sitting there thinking to themselves, “I have no idea what he’s talking about,” they’ll never GET IT! and you’ll lose them.

Educate, Entertain, and Explain.

Do that in your next presentation. And I guarantee it will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amaazon.com.

NO SWEAT Public Speaking”

NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

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Oct 28 2019

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THREE-THREE-THREE: Why? Why? Why?

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking!

Why use THREE?

Use THREE because it adds completeness to your message.

Your audience can’t remember more than three or four things.


  1. Use One for emphasis.
  2. Use Two for comparison.
  3. Use THREE for completeness.
  4. Four or more for a list.
Here are some examples of THREE.

“I speak, coach, and write about networking, public speaking, and presentation skills.”

“If you want the audience to GET IT! you need to educate, entertain, and explain.”

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities!”


Three adds completeness to your message and

the audience will remember it.

Understand it, practice it, and use it and your presentations will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!


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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amaazon.com.

NO SWEAT Public Speaking”

NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Audible offers NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” as an audio book.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this post or other posts please contact me: Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.

Thank  you for your continued support. It is greatly appreciated!

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Oct 14 2019

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Do NOT Ask Your Audience to . . .

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.

Do NOT ask your audience to multitask.

Multitasking cannot be done:

  • If they’re looking at your slides and reading bullet points-

    • They are not watching and listening to you.
  • If they are using one of your handouts and working on it – 

    • They are not watching and listening to you.
  • If they’re looking at prop that you’ve used and have not put away –

    • They are not watching and listening to you.
  • We cannot multitask.
  • Your audience cannot multitask.
Let me prove that to you!

Watch any cable news show periodically. You’ll see a little ticker tape coming across the bottom of the screen. You’ve seen that; updates and breaking news.

If you’re reading that ticker tape, you have no idea what they’re talking about.

And to prove that, as soon as the commercial comes on, that ticker tape is gone!

Advertisers would never pay for that interruption. It would not pay for them to run the ad.

Your audience cannot multitask.

Do NOT ask them to do it.

Develop practice and deliver your presentations without asking your audience to multitask and I guarantee they will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

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Sep 30 2019

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Text On Slides? THIS . . .

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Works!


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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT PublicSpeaking!

If you’re regular viewer, listener, or reader, you know I’m not an advocate of using bullet points or text on slides.

There are, however, a few exceptions. Here’s one!


Sometimes, giving your audience information to read and you not speaking, is effective.

It might be a statistic on information just presented or another fact reinforcing the message.

Look at me when finished reading.

Bottom Line:

Text on Slides? THIS Works!

Use text and audio like that in your next presentation and I guarantee it will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books,

“NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and

“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and

Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:

Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:

We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel, Podcast Channel, and connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

My books can be purchased on amaazon.com.

NO SWEAT Public Speaking”

NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Audible offers NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” as an audio book.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this post or other posts please contact me: Fred@NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com.

I look forward to hearing from you and thanks for your continued support. It is greatly appreciated!

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Sep 16 2019

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An Important Elevator Speech Goal is . . .

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.

One of the most important goals of your elevator speech should be
that anyone hearing it can tell someone else what you do.

To do that, that elevator speech has to be clear, concise, and consistent.

If it’s not clear, how are they going to explain it to someone else?

If it’s not concise, they’re not going to remember all of it.

And if it’s not consistent, if they heard you give a different elevator speech somewhere else, they really don’t know what you do. How are they going to tell someone else?

Let me give you an example.
Someone says, “Hey, you know Fred, what does he do?”

I would love for them to say, “I know Fred and here’s what he does. He speaks coaches and writes about networking, public speaking and presentation skills.”

Have one of the important goals of your elevator speech, be that someone can tell someone else what you do. Make it clear, concise, and consistent.

Do that and I guarantee your next elevator speech will be absolutely, positively – NO SWEAT!

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About the Author
Fred E. Miller is a speaker, an international coach, and the author of the books, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and“NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him because they want to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and Presentation Skills.

They do this because they know:
Speaking Opportunities are Business, Career, and Leadership Opportunities.

They also know:
We perceive really great speakers to be Experts. We like to work with Experts.

He shows them how to: Develop, Practice, and Deliver Fantastic Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Services:

Topics:

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Sep 02 2019

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Sound, practical, concise tips

By Speaking w TJ Walker - Jan 29 2016
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Fred gives precise, honest tips that will make anyone a better speaker.

Outstanding!

By Russell Henneberry - Apr 09 2011
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Powerful advice about the art and science of public speaking.