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!

  • A Champion’s Story

    We’re not going to tell you much about this piece except to recommend it highly. Aaron Beverly, a thirty-year-old project manager, managed to demonstrate how a speaker can be dynamic, funny, entertaining, poignant, and inspiring, all within seven minutes. So take a quick break and read all about why he’s making news.

    October 25, 2019
  • AOC and the Anxieties of Public Speaking

    When a relatively young community activist won a primary election against a long-serving congressman in New York City in 2016, the national news media took notice. Ever since then, the legislator known as AOC has been making headlines, partly for her confrontational style, and partly for her ability to excite crowds. But apparently she shared on Instagram recently that she gets anxious before she speaks. How does such a high-energy politician deal with that fear and anxiety?

    October 25, 2019
  • A Dedicated All-Star and a Great Presenter

    Many elementary school students are called upon to imagine their future occupation. Some want to be doctors, others firefighters, and some even hope to become professional athletes. The subject of this piece, Jason Benetti, shared that he wanted to become announcer of the Chicago White Sox. And here he is, not only leading the coverage on White Sox telecasts, but as a spokesperson for a national cause and subject of a national TV news story. He’s a great presenter, too.

    October 23, 2019
  • The Perfect Panel Discussion

    Assembling a brilliant group of experts to sit together on a stage and discuss an important topic—a live panel discussion event—can be a great idea. If you do it right, you’ll end up with engaged listeners who learn a lot. But you—event planner, moderator, and panel member alike— need to plan ahead to keep it running smoothly and avoid becoming just another boring session.

    September 25, 2019

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