Authors & Speakers Network Blog with Larry James

Saturday, December 15, 2012

How to Structure a Great Presentation

Every professional speaker (and wannabe speaker) should watch this TEDx talk (18:11) by Nancy Duarte on the structure of great presentations. In it she reveals the “shape” of some of the world’s most effective speeches and how using this structure can help you express your own ideas more powerfully. Watch this video when you will not be interrupted. It’s important to really pay attention.

nancyduarteCopyright © 2012 – Nancy Duarte. Skilled CEO, inspired presenter, and gifted educator, Nancy Duarte is a sought-after speaker whose own presentations live up to the expectations established in her books. Audiences leave inspired and firmly grasping new VisualStory™ tools that transform the way they communicate. Nancy is the author of Slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations. Visit Nancy’s Website.


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Larry James is a professional speaker and the author of three relationship books, “How to Really Love the One You’re With: Affirmative Guidelines for a Healthy Love Relationship,” “LoveNotes for Lovers: Words That Make Music for Two Hearts Dancing” and “Red Hot LoveNotes for Lovers.” His newest book is “Ten Commitments of Networking.” Larry James also offers “Author & Speaker” coaching. Contact:, P.O. Box 12695, Scottsdale, AZ 85267-2695. – More than 110 articles especially for Authors & Speakers at:

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  1. […] BONUS Articles: 5 Mistakes I Made in My First 5 Years as a Professional Speaker How To Overcome Fear and Shyness ~ Video Speakers: Stay on Time! How to Structure a Great Presentation ~ Video […]

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