Monthly Archives: January 2018

The quickest way to frustrate an audience

Posted on January 26, 2018 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

The quickest way to frustrate an audience

Have you ever sat in a lecture and wondered, “What is he/she talking about?”, or “What am I supposed to do with this information?”  There is almost nothing more frustrating than not knowing where someone is going with their topic because we don’t know what’s important or what we are supposed to be remembering.

Case Study: He was a Recruiter trying to be a Teacher

Posted on January 19, 2018 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

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Last year I worked with a client who had been asked to speak at a conference.  He is the owner of a company and was also going to have a booth in the exhibit hall. 

How do I pick just one outcome when I have more than one?

Posted on January 12, 2018 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

How do I pick just one outcome when I have more than one?

Like all forced-choices, when we have to pick one, we imagine how we would feel if just one thing could be accomplished.  Which of the choices would make us the happiest?  Or would give us the greatest sense of accomplishment?

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How does knowing your desired outcome make you significant to your audience?

Posted on January 5, 2018 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

How does knowing your desired outcome make you significant to your audience?

This year I am writing about S.I.G.N.I.F.I.C.A.N.C.E.  Specifically, how can a speaker be significant.  Because isn’t that what we ultimately want?  Each month, look for my articles that will address one aspect of becoming significant.

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2018 Design Trends every speaker should know about

Posted on January 3, 2018 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

2018 Design Trends every speaker should know about

I’ve done the research, so you don’t have to.  When you design your slides for 2018k here are some things you might keep in mind:

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