Featured FAQs

I have a hard time making recommendations to the highest level people in my company. It seems presumptuous.

I understand what you mean. It can feel really awkward making recommendations to your executives. But keep a few things in mind.
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During a persuasive presentation, when should you make your recommendation?

It’s a good idea to state your recommendation (or solution) in the introduction of your presentation because it makes it easier for your audience to listen. Once you’ve told them what you want them...
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My boss likes to jump in and take over. It’s embarrassing. What can I do?

The answer to this question has everything to do with your relationship to your boss. You may not be able to do anything about this behavior.
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How can I keep my enthusiasm where it needs to be?

There is no one-size-fits-all solution; different people need to do different things to increase their enthusiasm. Here are some things to consider.
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Facilitation - Apr 16, 2012

They Won’t Speak if You Don’t Listen

  One of the biggest problems facilitators have is very basic: failure to stay in the moment to listen and respond to what people have to say. When we work with facilitators in our workshops, we always say that there are two...
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FAQs - Apr 2, 2012

I Want To Use A Podium. Is That OK?

The short answer is yes. There’s nothing inherently wrong with a podium or lectern. In some situations they’re necessary. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
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FAQs - Mar 12, 2012

Looking Over People's Heads

 
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FAQs - Mar 5, 2012

Engage in the Conversation

  As you know, if you’ve ever participated in one of our workshops, we talk a lot about the use of engagement skills, eye contact and pausing. We say that using these skills to engage listeners in the conversation reduces...
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FAQs - Feb 20, 2012

How Do I Not Sound Scripted When Delivering Content Multiple Times?

 
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