Do As They Say AND Do As They Do!

Posted on July 19, 2017

A fun and interesting way to become a better presenter is to watch good presenters present. Learn to Do As They Do! Whether you buy a ticket to a conference to watch a speaker live or you explore videos on YouTube, commit to watching others speak so that you can pick up on good techniques…. Read more »

The Power of Praise

Posted on July 13, 2017

Praise is an extremely powerful motivator. With it, people feel good about themselves. Subsequently, they perform better. Don’t underestimate the power of praise.     THINK ABOUT IT    Why do we rarely praise others? What does criticizing another person do in the short term? In the long-term? Does criticism motivate others? Do you save… Read more »

Know Your Purpose

Posted on June 29, 2017

One of the first things you may do when planning for a presentation is figure out the purpose. What’s are the objectives? Is there a goal? These questions usually pertain to your content, but they are worth asking about yourself. Why are YOU giving this presentation? What do YOU want to get out of your… Read more »

Is Selling A Bad Word?

Posted on June 22, 2017

As concepts and activities, “sales” and “selling” are fundamentally positive, although some people believe that they are bad words.   Selling is exchanging valuable goods or services for a form of payment. When people trade work products for money, it is an equal exchange of worth. One party is willing to pay or provide a… Read more »

How to Prepare for Potential Questions

Posted on June 14, 2017

Preparation is key for any presentation you give. Whether that means spending time practicing out loud to a roomful of colleagues, or rehearsing in front of a mirror, make sure to spend quality time with your material and ENSURE that you have confidence, credibility, and a good handle on your fear when it’s “showtime.” One… Read more »