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Effective Presentations: Effective Presentations: Videos

Presentation Skills--Free Videos

  • 6 Excellent Ways to Start a Speech (with actual examples!), Jul 6, 2016, Ruth Song. Set your presentation up for success by using these 6 attention grabbers.
  • Great Openings and Closings, Aug 23, 2011, Talk Support. Too often, a speaker loses his audience before he even gets to the core of his speech.  In this video, Deborah Grayson Riegel teaches viewers how to create terrific openings and closings to presentations.
  • Present Like Steve Jobs, Apr 17, 2008, BNETvideo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is well known for his electrifying presentations. Communications coach Carmine Gallo discusses the various techniques Jobs uses to captivate and inspire his audience — techniques that can easily be applied to your next presentation. 
  • TED's secret to great public speaking | Chris Anderson, Apr 19, 2016. There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED Curator Chris Anderson shares this secret — along with four ways to make it work for you. Do you have what it takes to share an idea worth spreading?

Powerpoint--Free Videos

  • How to Create an Awesome Slide Presentation (for Keynote or Powerpoint), May 29, 2015, Pat Flynn. In this episode of SPI TV, I'm going to show you how to create an awesome slide deck for your next presentation, one that captivates your audience and supports your talk, not bores people to death and puts people to sleep.

Body Language--Free Videos

  • 4 essential body language tips from a world champion public speaker, Sep 10, 2016, Business Insider. A great presentation takes more than smart preparation and execution of verbal skills. Body language is just as important, and the 2014 Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking Dananjaya Hettiarachchi reveals his four best tips.