It’s About The Audience, Silly

It’s About The Audience, Silly

Far too often, I hear presentations that are a complete waste of everyone’s time. That’s true for the people listening as well as for the presenter. They happen during meetings, at events, and any other place where people are giving presentations. The presenter is far...
The Importance of Structure

The Importance of Structure

I have a pet peeve about any type of formal communication. If I don’t know where we’re trying to get to by the end of it, I have trouble focusing on what you’re saying. It might just be me. And it might just be people with brains wired like mine. But I know I listen...
Consider Your Audience

Consider Your Audience

  Think about one of your favorite stories to tell. Maybe it’s a memorable moment in childhood. Maybe it’s a moment of courage. Or fear. Or happiness. Whatever it is, think about that story for a moment. Got it in your head? Okay. Now think about how you would...