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4 Steps to Tie a Story to Your Professional Presentation

Posted by Bridget Beirne

February 25, 2014

You know storytelling is a vital to your professional presentation. Here's how to tie your story back to your content.

What's the big idea? Even the best stories need to be distilled down to their essence to be clearly tied back to your content. Sometimes, we see people with a great story to tell that's a perfect opportunity for some business storytelling, and they hesitate- "What does this have to do with anything?" "How can I talk about this in a professional presentation?" "How can I tie this in without sounding weird?"

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Topics: Public Speaking, Communication, Public Speaking Training, Public Speaking Seminar, Running a Demo, Business Storytelling

In Previews: Week of February 24, 2014

Posted by Bridget Beirne

February 24, 2014

Here's what's currently center stage on the OC Blog!

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Topics: Building Relationships, Public Speaking, Communication, Presentations, Public Speaking Training, Public Speaking Seminar, Acting, Humor, Theatre, Professional Presence, Self-Awareness Activities, Running a Demo, Travel

In Previews: Week of February 17, 2014 | New on the OC Blog

Posted by Bridget Beirne

February 18, 2014

Here's what's currently center stage on the OC Blog!

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Topics: Building Relationships, Public Speaking, Communication, Presentations, Public Speaking Training, Public Speaking Seminar, Etiquette, Acting, Humor, Theatre, Professional Presence, Self-Awareness Activities, Running a Demo

How to Find a Throughline in Your Demo Presentation

Posted by Bridget Beirne

February 12, 2014

Finding a throughline is useful in all professional presentations, and especially helpful when running a demo.

Crafting a great performance can be a bit like navigating a long trip the old school way- with a road map. The moment-to-moment map an actor creates in regards to a character is often referred to as the "throughline", and it takes a lot of work and planning on the part of the actor to develop.

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Topics: Public Speaking, Communication, Presentations, Public Speaking Training, Public Speaking Seminar, Acting, Theatre, Professional Presence, Running a Demo

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