So the hard part is over. It was smooth sailing throughout your entire presentation. The audience laughed at your jokes, they stayed attentive, and they even responded to your questions. Your speech is coming to an end, and you need the perfect way to leave your audience thinking. Big Fish is providing you with our five favorite presentation closers.
Convince your audience to take what you’ve told them and do it.… Continue Reading →
In March, Big Fish had the pleasure of filming several amazing local speakers for the TEDxLSU event. One presenter we are particularly proud of is our CEO, Kenny Nguyen. His powerful speech about ‘The Art of Saying No’ recaps Kenny’s journey to starting Big Fish Presentations and molding it into the company it is today. The Big Fish Team is honored to have such a talented and innovative guy as the leader of our company.… Continue Reading →
If you’ve ever had to give a presentation of any kind (which most of us have), you know that the process can be uncomfortable and overwhelming if you aren’t adequately prepared. Sure, you can know your material front and back, but if you aren’t ready to fully sell your idea, then the entire experience can be stressful and all for naught.… Continue Reading →
Well, apart from the aqueduct, the roads and the sanitation, John Cleese and his fellow conspirators in Monty Python’s “The Life of Brian” forgot to mention just one more vital little thing.
The Romans and the Greeks gifted us with our public speaking techniques.
Those techniques are still in use today. Although seldom recognized, they remain the blueprint against which media messages, films and all great presentations are constructed.… Continue Reading →
Being charismatic is a strange art. It’s a blend of passion and confidence that can be extremely powerful in many different ways. With strong charisma comes drastic change. A charismatic person can spark movements, break boundaries and alter the lives of the masses. Few have outstanding charisma, but it is within reach for each and every one of us.
Politicians, preachers and actors have the best charisma.… Continue Reading →
Have you ever tried talking without using your hands?
Try it. It’s more difficult than you think.
It’s only natural to use your hands when you want to make a point that you’re passionate about. When you are trying to explain something, attempting to translate the thought into words, the only logical vehicle by which to express your point is through your hands.… Continue Reading →
You’ve been in that terrible position. That dull, mind-numbing state of being that we call the boring presentation.
Lemme guess. It’s in a dark room. There’s a projector showing a handful of abysmal graphs and an endless list of bullet points. These things are bad, but the worst part is that your speaker is droning in a monotone fashion. It’s a show we’ve all seen many times before, and yet nothing changes.… Continue Reading →
Our First Guest Post on Forbes: 5 All-Star Techniques You Can Use In Your Next Speaking Gig
Big day for us…our writers at Hook-Line-Sinker are now guest posting exclusive presentation articles on Forbes. Please check out our first and not definitely last blog post on Forbes called “5 All-Star Techniques You Can Use in Your Next Speaking Gig.”
This articles shares with common audiences how star presenters like Steve Jobs, Chris Rock, Martin Luther King Jr. Tony Hsieh, and Bill Clinton work their magic in enchanting audiences.
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“Practice makes perfect.”
We’ve all heard it. Many, many times, in fact.
Although it has been repeated many times over your lifetime, it still rings truth. In any skill that you choose to pursue, if you practice it enough, you will be nearly perfect at it. There’s no way to get around it. Unless you are naturally talented at something or get extremely lucky, odds are the only way to “sharpen your sword,” so to speak , is through repetition.… Continue Reading →
[Update 7/26: Some people say that the link isn't working for them to download the whitepaper. Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to shoot it your way.]
Kenny here. Today, I’d like to give our loyal blog followers, a nice little present from the Big Fish Presentations team.
You can now download our newest white-paper Seven Ways to Rock Your Next Presentation by clicking on the picture above or clicking the link here.… Continue Reading →