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Stephanie Scotti

Stephanie Scotti coaches leaders and their teams for every type of presentation, from Fortune 500 CEO keynotes to TED Talks to multimillion-dollar pitches. Find her bestselling book “Talk on Water: Attaining the Mindset for Powerhouse Presentations” at Professionally Speaking Consulting.

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Engage your audience: The Q&A
Engage your audience: The Q&A

Q&A sessions are powerful opportunities to clarify your points, engage your audience and empower them to act. Don't throw away this influencer opportunity.

Express your best self: Go for connection, not perfection
Express your best self: Go for connection, not perfection

Here are some ways to be prepared for your next presentation so that you can focus on connecting with the audience and not worrying about being perfect.

Develop your presentation media: The slide deck
Develop your presentation media: The slide deck

Don't default to PowerPoint. Understand why a slide deck exists and how it can enhance your public speaking and presentation style.

Organize for understanding: How to fight information overload
Organize for understanding: How to fight information overload

Good presentations need to be organized or else you risk confusing or overwhelming your audience.

Clarify your core message: Up the value of your presentation
Clarify your core message: Up the value of your presentation

Great work deserves a great presentation. Here's advice on discovering your core message so senior leadership knows what you've accomplished.

4 simple steps for creating a powerhouse presentation
4 simple steps for creating a powerhouse presentation

Presentations don't succeed without planning. Read on for the beginning of a series on cracking the presentation code.

Best practices for visually engaging virtual presentations
Best practices for visually engaging virtual presentations

Visuals are a key part of any presentation, and virtual meetings provide unique challenges. Learn more about winning visuals when you're not in the room with your audience.

Own the virtual room in your next presentation
Own the virtual room in your next presentation

Preparation, backup plans and knowing when to make eye contact are just some of the 15 tips here for better remote presentations

Engaging your audience is about connection, not performance
Engaging your audience is about connection, not performance

Performances are for actors. Speakers and presenters, on the other hand, simply need to be themselves. Learn more about the 4 key distinctions.

Share your unique perspective (UP) when presenting
Share your unique perspective (UP) when presenting

Influential communication requires great facts and specifics, but storytelling is what makes them memorable. Learn more about crafting your unique perspective.

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