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Warming Up The Audience Before Delivering Your Message

Posted on June 22, 2018

Regardless of the setting, whether I’m leading a workshop, lobbying or speaking at an event, I always warm up my audience before delivering my message. When they’re warm, I’m hot. A Story from the Field The CEO of the large pharmaceutical company was anxious to meet with an Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM).  His company had […]

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Presenting Ideas, Avoiding The Information Avalanche

Posted on March 11, 2014

It was Friday afternoon and as I sat in the hotel conference room I wondered how long it would be before the speaker finished. I was restless, well restless and sleepy. I was convinced that if I didn’t move soon I’d drift off.  What if I snored? The topic under discussion was the future of […]

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How to Present Data

Posted on March 3, 2014
COMMSTORM - How to Present Data

Ever wonder how great presenters get to be great? While what they are presenting is important, how they present it and what considerations they give to the environment they are presenting in is equally important. In a recent post I marvelled at how data could actually get in the way of strategic thinking.  It isn’t […]

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