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How to Create a Killer PowerPoint Presentation: 10 mistakes to Avoid

I look at sales presentations every day, and I can give you at least 10 reasons why a presentation falls flat. And it is not a failure of PowerPoint. Read this article and discover precisely how to create a killer PowerPoint presentation–and close more sales. Continue reading

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Presentation? Don’t Just Stand There. Do Something!

One of the most common questions I am asked in a coaching session is, “What do I do with my hands?” Don’t guess. Get answers. This blog tells all. Continue reading

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A Compelling Corporate Message: Quick and Clean

Your message is the most important part of your pitch. It’s the one key thing you want your buyer to remember–and it’s the framework on which your entire presentation or pitch rests. If you don’t get it, your customer won’t get it either. Read this article to find out more about the business of message.
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Presentation Performance Anxiety? Use it!

If you suffer from nerves before you present, you are not alone. What you can do, is to accept it, control your response to it, and use it to enhance your performance. Continue reading

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How to be Engaging When You’re Stuck Behind a Podium or Best Practices for a Worst Case Scenario

It’s possible there are worse presentation set-ups than being stuck behind a podium with a fixed mic, but I can’t think of them off the top of my head. Unless the presenter is also on a stage, which compounds the separation–and the human connection. That said, you have a problem. You’re a scientist about to present at a conference and you know the set up will be exactly as I’ve described. What to do? Lots.

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