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Presentation Skills Training: What if I'm Running Late?

Posted by Blog Tipster

August 18, 2017

 

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Topics: Presentation Skills Training

4 Ways to Make Your New Hire Training Program Shine

Posted by Kerri Garbis

August 11, 2017

 

Have you ever been "thrown into the deep end" at a new job? It can be intimidating, alienating, and confusing even for people completely suited to their new position. Of course, an employer wants to know that a new hire can hit the ground running on day one. Because of this expectation, not everyone recognizes the benefits of a full new hire training program.

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Topics: New Hires, leadership

Presentation Skills Training: Overcoming a Frozen Demo

Posted by Blog Tipster

July 31, 2017

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Topics: Presentation Skills Training

How to Bring the Element of Surprise to Your Business Storytelling

Posted by Bridget Beirne

July 28, 2017

 

Great storytelling is surprising. When we watch an excellent movie, see a compelling play, or read a great book, the best ones have events that we don't see coming. In fact, one of my favorite reactions to anything I watch, listen to, or read is, "WHAT?! That came out of nowhere!"

When you use a well-told story to lead an audience towards a big reveal in your presentation, you help them question their own assumptions; especially useful if you're presenting for an audience who might not be on your side. Storytelling not only gets you closer to your audience and your goals for them, but also gives you a means to build intrigue for an important revelation.

In order to bring the element of surprise to your business storytelling, there are a few steps you can follow to build something your audience will never see coming. Have you tried any of the following? If not, give these a go during your story development:

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Topics: Business Storytelling

Presentation Skills Training: Maximizing Presentation Time

Posted by Blog Tipster

July 21, 2017

 

Presenting can feel like a race against the clock. So much content, so little time! So, what can you do if your presentation time is up, yet you've got more to say? Today's presentation skills training "What if..." offers tips for managing time before and during your presentation.

 

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Topics: Presentation Skills Training