Send me your presentation

Send me your presentation If someone asks me to “send them my presentation” I must apologize for not videoing it. A presentation is a live event, like a play or concert. If I didn’t video record it, I can’t send it to you. The slides (the support visuals) are only a component of the presentation. A presentation is an interesting, focused, memorable experience you create for an audience. The slides (support visuals) are there for amplification, clarification and perhaps some decoration, but they are not the presentation. A presentation is much like a play. The scenery is not the play, the script is not the play, the actors (by themselves)… Read More

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It’s time for the annual sales meeting!

Get on the bus to the that pretty good hotel. Get your orthopedic seat cushion ready, you are going to sit through a lot of presentations. And get ready to give that business overview you’ve been asked to give! With internal corporate presentations you have two strategy choices.  Give a good, average, OK presentation (lots of graphs and charts) and be forgettable.  A presentation that gets you off anyone’s radar because no one will remember what you said by break time. The other option is to try to “win” your presentation. Be more interesting, more focused and above all else, more memorable than your colleagues.  If the first option is… Read More

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MythBusters…. I need to give a good presentation

The myth of the good presentation With presentations you only have two choices if you want to be memorable.  A train wreck were people remember the disaster; presentations so boring that people remember how boring you were instead of your intended message. Everyone I meet has a few of these stories. The other choice is a great presentation, the one that truly educates and inspires.  All other presentations are quickly forgotten, especially the “good” ones. I help you get beyond these myths, and get into the world of interesting, focused, memorable presentations. Workshops and one on one coaching. Contact me, I’m a mythbuster 🙂 Joe Pops

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