Resources

Complement Your Training with Educational Resources

EMS Communications firmly believes that knowledge is the key to fostering meaningful personal growth and finally ridding the world of boring and ineffective presentations. With that in mind, here are some educational resources, which EMS provides for free to help you develop the skills you work on in training.

Sell It…Don’t Tell It: How to Write and Deliver a Winning Presentation is EMS’s on-the-go guide for developing more effective presentations. This ebook not only offers tips for how to engage your audience better, but also contains helpful worksheets designed to assist you in becoming an expert presenter. Learn more about the Sell It…Don’t Tell It ebook.

Speaker’s Digest is the EMS monthly electronic newsletter. It contains articles about the elements of public speaking, critiques of recent speeches and presentations in the media, and news about EMS Communications itself. Explore the Speaker’s Digest archives to the newsletter’s past issues.

EMS Communications produces instructional videos that deliver short lessons in communication and leadership. Other videos explain and highlight the benefits of specific services that EMS offers. View EMS’s growing collection of videos on the EMS channel and you can even leave feedback on what other topics you’d like to see covered—maybe the next video will take you up on it!

  • Swing and a Miss!

    Congressman Tim Ryan from Ohio’s 13th District is one of many running for president on the Democratic ticket. If you haven’t heard of him, you can probably join a very large club; and we’ll certainly forgive you if you didn’t realize he was running.

    May 29, 2019
  • How Typos Affect Credibility

    When we work with groups of presenters, one thing we always emphasize is the importance of being well prepared. If possible, practice in the space you’ll be in, using the same microphone, and running your slides on the equipment you’ll be using.

    May 29, 2019
  • Hey EMS: Obscurity, Fundraising and Baseball

    This month we’re sharing our responses to letters we’ve received in recent months asking for our opinion on a variety of issues, a feature which we call “Hey EMS!” Here are a few more of those letters, along with our comments…

    April 26, 2019
  • Hey EMS: Policy, Snowstorms, and Hard-to-Pronounce Names

    Even though no one will cast a single vote until next winter, campaign season is already blooming faster than spring flowers. We at EMS Communications always get interesting letters asking for our opinions on issues related to communication and leadership, and this month we’ll be sharing our responses to letters received from a very specific group of people. It’s a recurring feature we call “Hey EMS!”

    April 18, 2019

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