Have you ever looked at writing executive summaries as though you were preparing a 3-Michelin-star dinner? Well, you can create a tasting menu with your executive summary, too.
What is your response when you are asked to rethink your whole presentation and start from scratch? Although excitement may not be the first thing that comes to mind, no participant has regretted doing this. Discover the key learning points from my Preparing Powerful Content for Presentations workshop!
How often you use filler words, such as ‘um’ and ‘ah’, can make a significant difference in how you appear on stage. Creating an awareness is the first step to improvement.
Are you frustrated with the lack of results from meetings? Overcome this common pain point by creating a communication playbook to help you gain clarity.
How do you minimize the risk that your readers won’t come to the same conclusions you did? There are numerous things you can do – and it starts BEFORE you write.
Most of us aren’t perfect listeners, but why exactly do we stop listening…? Read about my recent experience and assess your own listening block(s).
Don’t miss the opportunity that is in front of you when communicating to an audience. Do you know who your stakeholders are and what they need from you?
What if your presentation time is up and you got no 5-minute warning? Be prepared in advance with the presentation lessons I learned.
These are common writing mistakes, but if you take care and make an effort, you can completely change the impression you leave behind.
It’s time to broaden our definition of ‘presenting’ to ‘any time we have to speak to someone and persuade them to take action, support a project, sign a contract, give up the old way for the new way of doing something, etc.’