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Three Must-Haves For Running Fruitful Business Meetings

Whenever you’re delivering a presentation or running a meeting, one of your primary responsibilities is to facilitate the discussion that takes place during it. After all, if your meetings or...
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Grok Your Presentations

While listening to All Things Considered on NPR yesterday afternoon, I heard a story about video game jargon. Although I don’t know anything about video games, by the end of the story I knew...
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Featured Managing Interactions

A New Definition of Presentation Success

Why a Performance Approach to Business Presentations Doesn’t Work Presentations should not be confused with speeches. Speeches are a type of performance. Presentations are a type of conversation....
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Rethinking the Visual Component of Your Presentations (Part 3 of 4)

Part 1, Part 2, Part 4 This is the third in a series of four articles about the need to take a fresh look at the visuals you use in your presentations. In this article I’ll talk about images that...
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How Can I Help a Nervous Presenter?

This article was originally published July 23, 2012 by Mondo Learning Solutions.
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Facilitation - Jul 30, 2012

People think I’m mad all the time. As it turns out, I just have a “thinking face.” Anything I can do?

This is a problem I’m very familiar with; I too have a “thinking face.” When I am deep in thought my face naturally gets a very stern look on it. I didn’t realize it until my colleagues kept asking me, “What’s wrong?” or “What...
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FAQs - May 29, 2012

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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FAQs - Feb 20, 2012

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

 
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FAQs - Jan 23, 2012

Please Don’t Hold Your Questions

"I like to ask people to hold their questions until the end of my presentation. I don’t like being interrupted, and waiting until I’m finished to answer questions just feels more efficient. What do you think?"
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FAQs - Sep 29, 2008

Help! I`m Long-winded!

When you're delivering a presentation and the thought crosses your mind that you may have said enough, you probably have. Move on to your next agenda item. Your listeners will appreciate it.
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