How to Stop Giving Terrible Presentations

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Do not leave out the emotion.

"Lots of people want to be careful and professional when giving a talk. I want to emote. The best musicals are the ones where the girl loses the guy, and she sings about everything it was meant to be. You cry along with her," Surace says. "Swing your audience's emotions back and forth. You need to go in and say, 'Here's how bad life is. Here is what it can be. Here's how we get there together.'"