Wednesday, September 18
When you're pitching as a team, it's important not to get in your own way. Here's how to make the most of group presentations.
Friday, July 19
Every entrepreneur needs to present at some point. From apologies to information overload, a primer on what not to do.
Monday, May 20
Make your sales presentations more compelling and interesting.
Friday, January 18
Senior leaders are among the toughest crowds. They're incredibly busy so they won't sit still for a long presentation with a big reveal at the end. Often they'll just interrupt before you finish. Here's how you can earn their support:
Tuesday, January 08
These four simple rules will help ensure that your audience sits up and pays attention.
Wednesday, January 02
Want to command your audience at your next presentation? Want to wow your current and prospective clients at your next presentation?
Tuesday, December 25
After studying hundreds of speeches, I've found that the most effective presenters use the same techniques as great storytellers: By reminding people of the status quo and then revealing the path to a better way, they set up a conflict that needs to be resolved.
Thursday, December 20
We all know what it's like to sit through a bad presentation. We can easily spot the flaws — too long, too boring, indecipherable, what have you — when we watch others speak. The thing is, when we take the stage ourselves, many of us fall into the same traps.
Wednesday, December 19
Senior executives are one of the toughest crowds you'll face as a presenter. They're incredibly impatient because their schedules are jam-packed — and they have to make lots of high-stakes decisions, often with little time to weigh options.
Tuesday, December 04
Fortunately, heckling is not a common occurrence in the corporate world. However, interruptions and distractions do happen. Here are three ways to handle disruptions next time you're in front of an audience: