13 results for tag: presentations


Designing the Perfect Workshop

Why workshops? And how long should they take? You will have seen, from the previous articles that we are great believers in workshops. So much more can be accomplished in well-designed workshops than is possible in roundtable or more conventional discuss...
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The Successful Pitch: Getting to YES

Selling is an uncomfortable word for many business executives, but we are all salespeople whether we like it or not. No one enjoys pushing others, but you have to sell yourself to get hired, get a date, get funding for your startup or get pretty much anywhere ...
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How to Be Memorable

I recently attended a three-day conference where incredibly successful, influential, experienced and powerful individuals presented. Throughout the conference, these leaders and speakers gave well-prepared keynote speeches, were on panels, gave informative ...
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Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When it Matters Most

We’re in The Age of Pressure and the heat is on 24/7.  If you are one of those individuals who think you thrive under pressure and rise to the occasion, you’re not! Whether it is an interview, giving a presentation to staff or upper management, ...
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3 Meetings You Can Safely Avoid

To increase your personal productivity, find reasons to avoid these huge wastes of time. Most companies, even small ones, have far too many meetings. While some meetings (planning sessions, brainstorming, etc.) are worth the effort, there are three generic ...
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Trade Fear for Confidence in Public Speaking and Presentations

Ever had the nightmare where you are standing at a podium in front of several hundred people and forget your speech? Or the one where you fall down on the stage amidst laughter? Or how about the one where people in the audience stand up and start walking out ...
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Don’t Tell and Sell, Show and Ask

Many of us grew up doing “Show and Tell” in elementary school. A premise of INTRIGUE is, “It’s smarter to ask than tell. And it’s even smarter to show and ask.” Why? Showing and asking verbally and visually engages people. It’s a way to ...
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Got Intrigue? The Art & Business of Getting and Giving Attention

I told a participant in my #‎SXSW workshop, "Congrats. Your pitch passed The Eyebrow Test®" "What's that?" he asked. I said, "The Eyebrow Test®?" is a way to: BE more intriguing in the first 60 seconds when people are making up their mind ...
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Exploding the Myth of Working Under Pressure

We've all been there... demanding boss, tight deadline, impossible project, too many demands and not enough resources. We've all had to manage the stress of being too busy and having too many responsibilities, but when you need to produce a specific respons...
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Power Presenting: Core Skills for Delivering Business Presentations With Impact

Deliver presentations with impact — even under the most challenging and pressure-filled business situations. Stumbling over words. Drawing a blank on names. Fumbling with notes and equipment. It's no wonder an estimated 75 percent of us dread public ...
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Show and Tell: How Regular People Make Extraordinary Presentations

"If I tell you the truth, if I tell it with a story, and if I tell that story with pictures, I can keep you glued to your seat. Let me show you how." — Dan Roam In this fast-paced and interactive webinar (yes: we will be drawing together!), Dan Roam, the ...
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Stories that Move Mountains: Storytelling for Persuasive Presentations

As an executive, presentations are a natural part of your life, often to sell an idea, product, and even yourself. But are they all effective? Sometimes the presentation doesn’t produce the desired effect: the audience doesn’t learn anything or their ...
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