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!

  • How to Tell a Story—and Why

    What’s the best way to hold your audience’s attention? By telling stories, preferably ones that relate to your topic.

    June 26, 2018
  • Evaluating Speakers Using the Vocal Variety Factor

    Admit it. Sometimes while listening to someone speak, you lose focus and your attention wanders. No matter how engaging the speaker is, you start to think about picking up your kids, navigating construction to get home in time for dinner, or who will be pitching for your team this weekend.

    June 25, 2018
  • Our Favorite Commencement Speaker: Senator Cory Booker

    The spring of university commencement ceremonies wraps up this week, ending (according to this website) with an address from legendary soprano Renee Fleming across town at Northwestern’s graduation on the 22nd.

    June 18, 2018
  • Bon Jovi Accepts a Great Honor

    Sometimes presenters have trouble figuring out what to do with their hands. It can happen to the best of us.

    May 30, 2018

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