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March Speaking Tips

March 18, 2021

Tips for Presenting When Time is Running Short

If you speak on a regular basis, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself in a situation where you have less time left than material to present. In this Legal Talk Network podcast, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell draw from their own speaking experiences to explain how to get your message across without short-changing your audience, and how to keep your audience and program organizers happy with your clock management.

Look ‘Em In the Eye

In this three-minute video, Public speaking coach Russell Rowe explains why eye contact is so important for delivering an engaging presentation – and why it’s so difficult to master. Also from Rowe: Three tips for giving more powerful virtual presentations.

Be unapologetically you

This is one of author, speaker and activist Courtney E. Martin’s 12 pieces of advice for giving talks that have impact.