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How much ‘about you’ is too much?

There are two schools of thought when it comes to introduction segments in presentations. The first school proposes the presenter must earn the trust and credibility of the audience as to why they are the expert in the topic to follow. If you don’t earn their respect, the audience will stop listening. You’ve lost them at hello. The second school follows a philosophy...

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Visual confusion

Seek to clarify, not confuse. When you give a presentation either in person or virtually, do your visuals match your message? Certainly your objective is to present a brief, clear, simple message, but sometimes we unknowingly confuse and ultimately distract our audience – the exact opposite of our goal. Are you introducing your speaker while the topic title is showing? It’s something...

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