In Part One of this post, (found here), we revealed six common business presentation mistakes that could sidetrack your business presentations: Presenting Abstract Ideas (without specific examples). Simply put, your ideas live in the clouds and never visit earth. For your audience to relate to abstract concepts, match with specific, … Continue reading
Over the past fifteen years, I’ve coached thousands of executives, leaders and corporate employees on how to make their business presentations memorable. Over the years, I’ve regularly run across the same presentation mistakes. Are you making these mistakes in your business presentations?
Two speakers I admire for their pithiness are Patricia Fripp and Craig Valentine. In fact, Craig has named pithiness – A Foundational Phrase. A foundational phrase is 10 words or less that encapsulates your topic. For example, “Don’t get ready! Stay Ready!” Valentine and Fripp come up with these short, … Continue reading
Today is National Selfie Day! Who knew? I’m sure Kim Kardashian has plans. I want to share with you a 2-Step-Selfie-Strategy that will make you a better presenter. Ready? Here it is!
What if you had a method to make your message memorable, or sticky, every single time? What if you could hook your audience on your content whenever you wanted. Would you be interested? Earlier this month, I got a chance to spend some time with one of my training mentors … Continue reading