POST COVID: HOW TO PICK THE BEST TEAMS?
As you resume more normal business operations, you will be retuning to the all-important job of selecting the best teams. This is important for one simple reason: The best teams produce the best results. Will you select the right people for the right jobs for the right reasons? Fair questions, but they are seldom answered […]
POST COVID: HOW TO DELIVER A GREAT “IN PERSON” PRESENTATION
During the past 15 months of covid, the “business as usual” template has been anything but usual. Your team and client meetings have most likely all been virtual. Therefore we all needed to learn new technologies. But that is about to change. In-person meetings are resuming. Here are three tips from a twenty-five year professional […]
POST COVID: WAS YOUR SPEECH EFFECTIVE?
Now that we are slowly getting back into in-person meetings and presentations, those who had presented remotely during COVD will soon be speaking to live audiences. Here’s the question that every speaker must answer right after their presentation: Was my presentation effective and did I achieve my goals? As a twenty five year professional keynote […]
To Give a Great Speech: Start Here
As a professional speaker for the past thirty-two years, here’s the biggest mistake I see inexperienced speakers make when preparing their speeches. They create a presentation that may be full of facts, figures and support information. But they never asked the audience in advance what they – the audience – would find interesting. Then they […]
Three Secrets of Great Zoom Presentations
Most of us have recently participated in Zoom Meetings. How was the audio or video? Not good in most cases. Here’s how professional speakers use our experiences at the podium to get great Zoom audio and video…
Speaker: The Last Job
You just hosted a Zoom presentation. Congratulations. You did it. But you still have one more important detail to complete. Then the job is done. Here are a few tips professional speakers use to complete that last job…
Speaker: Professional Appearance
What did you think of the appearance of today’s Zoom speakers? Quite a contrast from looking sharp to totally unacceptable. Here are a few tips professional speakers use and may wish to consider to look your best in front of any audience…