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Brenda Weitzberg

Executive DirectorAspiritech, NFP


Member Since February 2021


Experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Negotiation, Business Planning, Coaching, and Event Management. Strong business development professional with a Graduate Diploma focused in Administration of Early Childhood Programs from The Hebrew University.

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15 tips to help novice public speakers nail their next presentation

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Many people are intimidated by public speaking, but by following a few simple tips, you can calm your nerves and engage your audience. Presentations, whether virtual or in-person, are a part of the day-to-day work of many professionals. This is especially true for entrepreneurs and company leaders, who frequently have to present to employees, clients, board members, the media, and other stakeholders. However, if you're new to public speaking, you may not be sure how to prepare your remarks, structure your presentation, or—most importantly—settle your nerves. Getting tips from a seasoned speaker can help you get ready to effectively engage and educate your audience. No strangers to giving presentations themselves, the members of Fast Company Executive Board have learned ways to prepare and give presentations that make a lasting impression. Below, 15 of them share their best tips to help novice speakers successfully find their voices and hone their skills as presenters.

Company details

Aspiritech, NFP

Company bio

Aspiritech is a premier quality assurance and testing services company located in metropolitan Chicago. Our mission is to empower individuals on the autism spectrum to fulfill their potential through meaningful employment combined with social opportunity. We are a not-for-profit on shore organization that works with clients nationwide as a trusted partner to support all aspects of their software development lifecycle. Our clients range from technology startups to Fortune 500 companies. We specialize in delivering exceptional, cost effective results. We offer end-to-end QA support for clients’ deliverables and milestones. Many of our staff are International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB); DHS Trusted Tester; and Agile certified. Our highly skilled team of 100+ talented professionals are on the autism spectrum. They have superb attention to detail, unique problem solving abilities, superlative technical aptitude, and an ability to thrive in a task-driven work environment. Our primary goal is to exceed the needs of our customers using these special skills.


Social impact & nonprofit

Company size

51 - 200