December 12, 2017
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Video Rehearsal Improves Your Presentation

In a previous blog post about rehearsing your presentation, I wrote about the importance of doing a video rehearsal.  I talked about how hard it is […]
November 28, 2017
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Never Close with Q&A

As technical presenters, there is an expectation to close our presentation with a Questions and Answers (Q&A) session.  A couple years ago, I attended 3 technical […]
November 17, 2017
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Presentation Opening – Begin with a Bang

Coming up with a good presentation opening is difficult.  Technical presenters struggle with this even more.  Because of that, many times the presenter will just default […]
May 22, 2017
Build a Presentation Deck when using PowerPoint

Presentation vs. Information Decks

Several years ago, I was asked to do a technical sales presentation for a Fortune 100 company that could lead to a very large software contract.  […]
April 10, 2017
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Presenter — “Know Thy Audience”

Recently, a colleague of mine told me about a presentation he did where his audience did not appear to catch on to what he was saying. “I […]