Why You Need to be Boring

why-the-best-presenters-are-boring-people-blogLook 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 …
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The Must-See SlideShares of 2014

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4.4 billion views. 4.2 million uploads. SlideShare had its best year yet, thanks to users like you. What’s perhaps most astounding, though, are the powerful stories, insightful data, forward-thinking thought leadership, and big ideas that were shared this year.

We saw Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt shed light on the …
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Why Your Presentation Shouldn’t Be About You

Primary-reason-to-give-a-presentation-Cover-blogWhile leading a presentation training session recently, an interesting theme emerged and re-emerged throughout the day — it’s one that plagues all different types of presenters.

There were lots of great questions, and all of them stemmed from the same place. A few excerpts from the day:

How should I
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