Author Archives: John Zimmer

About John Zimmer

International speaker, presentation skills expert, lawyer, improv performer

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 290) – Hamilton

When you got skin in the game, you stay in the game But you don’t get a win unless you play in the game  … God help and forgive me I wanna build Something that’s gonna Outlive me … I … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of Aristotle

In May 2018, I visited Athen, Greece to speak at a conference. While there, I had the opportunity to visit the Acropolis and see the Parthenon. With the Parthenon as an amazing backdrop, I made a short video on Aristotle’s … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 289) – Oprah Winfrey

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” — Oprah … Continue reading

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Recovering from a memory lapse during a presentation

The people at Visme have designed a simple infographic with eight tips to recover from a memory lapse when delivering a presentation. They expand on these points in a blog post that you can read here. I like the tips, … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 288) – Salvador Dalí

“Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.” — Salvador Dalí

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