10 steps you can take right now to improve your presentations

Improving your presentation skills can be hard work. Changing behavior takes time. But there are some easy things you can do right now that will make a concrete difference in your presentation success rate. Some are physical, some are about a change in attitude. But they’re all practical, simple, and immediate. Get started now! 1. […]

Seven ways to rehearse a speech

Rehearsal is a practice more honored in the breach than the occurrence, and it should be the other way around. People wiggle out of rehearsal in a variety of ways. They say, “I’ll just wing it.” That’s usually fatal, and ends up turning a modern virtue — the casual approach — into a sin — […]

Can You Present Sitting Down?

We live in an era of flattened hierarchies, informality, and collegial behavior.  And so naturally enough, many clients ask me if they can present sitting down.  It’s an inevitable question — it feels more collegial, and less exposed, to sit down around the table like everyone else.  Let’s face it; it’s easier.  And isn’t it […]