Is bad PowerPoint to blame for all the world’s public speaking ills? Well, to paraphrase the National Rifle Association’s infamous claim that guns don’t kill people, people kill people… Bad PowerPoint Doesn’t Put Audiences to Sleep. Bad Presenters Put Audiences to Sleep! Think about the leading causes of bad PowerPoint: Too much information (the presenter doesn’t Read More
Whether you’re introducing yourself to new colleagues, pitching a new client, or “saying a few words” at a meeting, you’re telling your story—and the story of your organization.
Are you thinking about delivering a TEDx talk or bringing a TED-style session to your conference? If you’re not ready for TedX speaker coaching, but want to find and deliver your big idea on a TedX stage, this guide can help — from practical advice for how to create your talk, and finding a place to Read More
As millions of people now know, Marie Kondo — the international de-cluttering guru and author of four bestselling books — has a new show on Netflix called Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Her message is simple and powerful: You can live a better life when every object in your home matters (in Kondo’s words, “sparks Read More
No one wants to deal with mistakes! But staying professional as you handle your customer (and yourself) can determine whether a mistake becomes a disaster, or is just a temporary set-back. These six tips will help you turn a crisis into an opportunity and strengthen the relationship with your customer: Tip 1: Stay Calm When something Read More