Jim Stone's blog on issues relating to creating professional presentations for the technology industry.


 

Send a Video

 If you deliver your corporate pitch the same way every time, then just send a video.  Or....

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story

The saying is one of my favorites and yes it has to do with your next presentation.  Do the stories you tell in a presentation have to be true?

 

The dress didn't fit!

A couple of years ago my flight home was delayed and I finally arrived in the airport about 2AM.  To my delight, my suitcase was already at the carousel when I arrived.  The next morning when I opened the suitcase, none of the dresses fit me, or my wife!

Show a little respect!

Over the past several weeks I have been attending a terrific series of webinars on presenting given by well known experts in presentation design and delivery.  It was a great use of my time, until yesterday, and I have to tell you the story.

Auditing Presentations

Marketers throw there presentations over the fence to sales and then what happens.  Shouldn't we have some basic quality control?

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You are not in Kansas anymore!

Video that demonstrates to holographic type technology that you may soon use to give a presentation.

Show a little respect!

Over the past several weeks I have been attending a terrific series of webinars on presenting given by well known experts in presentation design and delivery.  It was a great use of my time, until yesterday, and I have to tell you the story.

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story

The saying is one of my favorites and yes it has to do with your next presentation.  Do the stories you tell in a presentation have to be true?  

Tell them how you are going to bore them

The agenda slide is an early opportunity to put your audience to sleep.   Do you really need one?

The dress didn't fit!

A couple of years ago my flight home was delayed and I finally arrived in the airport about 2AM.  To my delight, my suitcase was already at the carousel when I arrived.  The next morning when I opened the suitcase, none of the dresses fit me, or...

Credibility

So somehow you have managed to get in front of an audience.  Someone believed enough in you, your company or your products to give you a shot.  Early on in the presentation, you have to make the entire audience believe you have the right to be p...

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