Nervous about an upcoming pitch? 6 tips to help you present like a pro

Presentation jitters Presentation jitters?

If an upcoming pitch or presentation makes you reach for that donut (or chocolate or whatever else your nerves might crave) head over to LinkedIn Pulse – 6 tips to start pitching like a pro!

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Happy Birthday, Presentation Zen

Happy Birthday, Presentation Zen

Out of PPT hell Thirteen years ago next month, I launched my own business. The first three years were rough going at times. But not for the reasons you might expect. It could be rough because I had the training of a photographer’s eye and had worked long enough with architects and designers that their … Read more…

 

We are all Charlie, wield your pens

We are all Charlie, wield your pens

Do not put down your pen in fear. Do not politicize, commercialize, instrumentalize or intellectualize the savage attack on Charlie Hebdo. Do not use it to justify retaliatory actions seeped in senseless violence, lest you become just like them. You have more power than that: the pen is mightier than the Kalashnikov.   Its ability … Read more…

 

L’optique: transparence de la vue et transparence de l’offre

L’optique: transparence de la vue et transparence de l’offre

L’optique n’est pas un luxe Mais une nécessité absolue : certains parmi nous prenons nos lunettes avant même de mettre un pied hors du lit le matin ! Mais le consommateur, même averti, est dans l’impossibilité quasi totale de comparer point par point les propositions qui lui sont faites en matière d’optique. C’est aussi difficile … Read more…

 

Storytelling v. narration (and a translation conundrum)

Storytelling v. narration (and a translation conundrum)

One of the (many) interesting points that came up today during Ideas On Stage’s Presentation Zen Studio  — and merit further discussion — is the difference between storytelling and narration. It flitted by. I wanted to grab hold of it and chew on it for a while, but as is often the case with short … Read more…