Business jargon. It plagues a majority of presentations today.
Think back to the last few sayings you have heard over the course of this year. You probably remember a few acronyms that you can’t exactly recite back at this request. If not acronyms, the presenter may have tried to … Read More..
There are many different methods with which a presenter can mold his or her content. In fact, my team and I have several at our disposal that we deploy from project to project. I counted 26 different styles at one point. For example, we have different styles for teaching, selling, … Read More..
If you are looking for a compelling way to put together your next sales deck, I want to offer up a structure for you. It consists of 5 stages.
Why should you approach your deck in stages? It’s mainly a guideline to help you compartmentalize your talk into smaller sections. … Read More..
What’s the average amount of time an investor spends looking at a pitch deck?
3 minutes and 44 seconds.
You read that right. This short attention span is clear proof that presenters need to hone the art of the (short) pitch.
If you are looking for a starting point, here … Read More..
It’s an unfortunate fact but a reality: Most people don’t put enough blood, sweat and tears into their presentations. Don’t believe me? I encourage you to think about the last presentation you attended. You probably experienced one or all of the following:
A message that was not easy to follow … Read More..
A few weeks ago we discussed back-up items and devices you’ll need when giving your next presentation. Those tools are easy to switch in and out in the event if it’s only one device that decides to fail on you. But, what about when two or all items decide to … Read More..
I don’t know about you, but I love taking advantage of the slowness at work during the summer months to learn new skill sets or polish up on existing talents. It’s a great time to experiment, catch-up on existing trends, and deep-dive into items I had been meaning to touch … Read More..
My position at Ethos3 requires that I travel a ton to give presentations all over the world. Given the constant change in environments and surroundings, I can always anticipate something not going quite as I had originally planned. I prepare for this by always packing my bag with not only … Read More..