By Michelle Mazur
The absolute worst piece of public speaking advice I ever received came from a dear friend of mine. My speech focused on giving up my dream job in paradise to pursue happiness and love in my personal life.
My friend suggested, “Wear a coconut bra and a … Read More..
I’m leaving this morning to fly out to give a presentation training session to one of America’s largest brands. I’m excited, but nervous because I have limited information about my audience tomorrow. I know the department they represent. I know their names. I even know their titles. However, I don’t … Read More..
As I write this post, I’m looking up at my walls in amazement. I have a collection of several different pieces, all done by amazing artists, illustrators, and painters. I think to myself, “Dang. I wish I was creative like that.” The thing is, though, that it’s entirely possible: We … Read More..
This past weekend, I had the privilege of giving a presentation on — what else? — presentations to a group of MBA students at a local university. While giving this session, the topic that sparked the most interest on their end was the subject of flexibility.
They were immensely … Read More..
By Ann Smarty
As most of us know, presentations work great for content marketing: They are visual and engaging, and as a result they diversify your content portfolio and expand your promotion channels. Here are 5 ways (plus a bonus one) to make the most of SlideShare presentations as … Read More..
Over the holiday break, my wife and I took Southwest Airlines to visit family in San Diego – the choice of airline was one of love/hate. Their low fares are great, but we are seated like cattle. However, love them or hate them, one element of their service I never … Read More..
As we kick-off the New Year, I wanted to share something I do at the end of every December. I recently wrapped up the process of creating two “stop doing” lists — personally and professionally. I’ll be hones, it was a very eye-opening and humbling experience. Within just a few … Read More..
Look around you. Most of today’s top presenters and entertainers are boring people with predictable schedules and habits:
-George Carlin was obsessed about not repeating the same joke
-Jerry Seinfeld practiced his first Tonight Show bit 200 times
-Nelson Mandela loved his 5 a.m. walks
-Tony Robbins engages in a … Read More..