Sure, in these unique circumstances and challenging times, opportunities are ripe for complaints. But the constantly complaining meeting participant searches for something to complain about. They make negative comments, and their negativity can be contagious.
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Let’s call this talkative meeting participant the rambler. This is the audience member who wants to talk just as much as the presenter. This person tends to go on and on and on during a presentation.
Let’s deal with a potentially embarrassing meeting participant: the napper. Have you ever had someone fall asleep during one of your presentations? What do you do if there is a snoozer in the room?
This week we are discussing how men dress for a successful presentation. Last week was the women’s turn. Important note: With all of these recommendations, ultimately you do you. But I hope the five suggestions below will heighten your awareness of what people notice about how you look BEFORE you even open your mouth to […]
This week we are discussing how women should dress for a successful presentation. Next week will be the men’s turn. Important note: With all of these recommendations, ultimately you do you. But I hope the five suggestions below will heighten your awareness of what people notice about how you look BEFORE you even open your […]
As it pertains to your overall executive presence, these are the most common questions participants in my live seminars ask about what to wear for a presentation:
You knocked it out of the park with your presentation. You even received a standing ovation. But if you want to be invited back to speak, follow my mom’s advice: “Leave every place better than you found it.”
In the days leading up to a presentation, savvy speakers are mindful of prep work that will help them bring their “A Game” to the platform when it really counts.
Sometimes we are in the least opportune locations doing the most mundane of tasks when struck with sudden bursts of brilliance. We must be prepared to capture these ideas when they come to us. Idea journals are great collection plates for random thoughts and new ideas for presentations. So is your Notes App.
In a physical sense, what are some action ideas to follow in the moments leading up to your presentation so you can bring your “A Game” to the platform when it really counts?