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Presenters Need to Know

Presenters need to know this one thing if they are looking for speaking success. There’s no exception. As a presenter you need to know what you want your audience to do. It doesn’t matter the type of presentation, how long or the topic or the size of the audience.... read more

Is the Audience Ready?

Is the audience ready? Are they ready to listen?  Comfortably seated and ready to give you their full attention? I see it happening over and over again…and if you are doing it, stop. If you are beginning your speech or presentation and the audience isn’t ready... read more

Audience Response Tip 2

Audience response tip 2 is all about letting your audience know in advance, how you want them to respond when you ask them a question. In giving presentations, speakers often throw out questions to their audience, and then forget to give their audience clear direction... read more

Welcome Your Audience – Tip 1

How you welcome your audience sets the tone for your presentation. As a presenter, if you want demonstrate confidence, credibility and caring to the people sitting in front of you,  then you need to give them your undivided attention. Welcome Your Audience – tip... read more

Question and Answer Session

You’ve just delivered an outstanding presentation. It’s now time for the question and answer session. Suddenly your self-assurance evaporates and you’re frozen like a deer in headlights, ready  for the onslaught. If this feeling has ever gripped you before the... read more

“Your workshop was great! It was productive, valuable and encouraging. For much of my career, I have been presenting specialized data to industry and government. Your session served as an excellent refresher for me. Your tips on body language and vocal variety reminded me how important these skills are to effective presentations. I also enjoyed the hands-on activities and appreciated the easy to implement techniques you provided. Whether a person is a new presenter or an experienced professional like myself they will benefit from this course. I highly recommend you and this workshop to anyone who is interested in sharpening their presentation skills.”

Regional Communications Manager, Government of Canada

Dorothea created a presentation customized to our needs. Her high level of expertise and professionalism was a delight. Thank you, Dorothea, for equipping our participants with new tools they can use in their personal and professional lives! Governexx Co-Chairs Government of Canada
I would certainly recommend Dorothea to anyone looking to expand their horizons. Angela Schumacher Account Manager, CGA program