13 Steps to a Killer Presentation

By Jane Atkinson

We talk a lot about the importance of having a killer presentation. It’s the basis of my book, the Epic Keynote, which talks about ensuring that you get your message across in a clear, concise, yet entertaining, manner.   I’ve always said, “There’s no better form of marketing than a great speech.”   I recently received an infographic from London’s Speakers Bureau that outlines how to create a killer presentation in 13 steps. It’s a great […]

Diary of an Epic Comeback

By Jane Atkinson

I recently attended the National Speakers Association conference in Washington, DC. There were several “epic” keynotes including Immaculee Ilibagiza’s talk on forgiveness and Mark Scharenbroich’s masterful closing. But there were some stumbles. A lovely man named Robert Siciliano had attempted to memorize a 5 minute talk on Personal and Home Safety and the pressure of the NSA stage combined with a giant 5 minute timer in front of him took its toll. He had a couple of false starts […]