Develop and Design

Number 1 rule of presenting with impact.

When it comes to preparing for an important talk or presentation, our preferences land somewhere on a continuum between planned and impromptu. Regardless of the amount of preparation you typically need, there is one rule that doesn’t change: Design the experience, not the presentation. Let’s take a look at how Dan and Jane each approach their talks. Dan is a high...

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3 Minute Storytelling

Storytelling has become a focal point for business leaders. Not a new concept, but one we realize has power to influence and have impact. Maybe we’ve forgotten how a simple story can motivate our audience. Maybe, just maybe, we are making this more difficult than it needs to be. ‘The Art of Storytelling’ flickr photo by Alexandre Dulaunoy Nothing against Joseph Campbell’s concept of...

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Costs of Waiting to Communicate

Do you hesitate to say something? Do you delay involving others? Here are a few things to consider about your waiting habits when presenting and communicating: The cost of waiting to prepare for your presentation: you may not do your best work; may not have enough time to develop a powerful message; and ultimately you don’t have the impact or influence...

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