With hundreds of millions now working from home and communicating through Zoom, you have an advantage when you understand how to make Zoom work for you. Patricia Fripp and Director of Client Experience for FrippVT, Paul Griffin team up to share their best practices and technical expertise to help you get the most from Zoom:
How to Use Zoom for Business & Look Like an Expert
How to Be Memorable with Personal Stories
Your speeches are more effective when you include great personal stories.
Is Your Audience Hearing What You Want to Communicate?
Is your audience hearing what you want to communicate? It is not just what you say, it is how you say it.
How to Rehearse for Your Talk
You’ve edited and fine-tuned a written version of your talk. Now you’re going to rehearse it. You might think practicing your delivery is too much trouble. Or, maybe you feel like you don’t have time to rehearse? Rehearsal is essential to the success of your presentation. (Don’t think you can skip it.) You’ll be glad you did.
How to Rehearse
1. Record yourself reading your talk out loud to check on timing and emphasis.
2. Prepare outline notes. Even though you’ve dedicated significant amounts of time and energy to creating a written version of your presentation, you’re NOT going to read it! Nothing will put an audience to sleep faster. Instead, you’re going to speak directly and spontaneously to the audience, maintaining essential eye contact. (more…)