February 14, 2012
You’re an executive. You engage successfully with colleagues, employees, and clients every day. So what in the world could you possibly learn from my four-year-old daughter, Lulu?
January 10, 2012
The question I asked was, “What were the defining qualities of the best business presenter you ever saw?” Without hesitation, the German executive I was working with gave me this quick list...
December 13, 2011
Let’s call it the “you-had-to-be-there” factor. It should be the difference between attending a live presentation and simply being handed a document to read. But unfortunately, for just about every business presentation, there is no difference. And that’s a problem...
September 6, 2011
Too often, well-crafted messages fall short of their targets, and otherwise highly skilled executives struggle through presentations to clients, to associates, to the general public, and even to the press. From the most humble companies to multi-national corporations with robust communications departments, many companies' executives simply lack the fundamental skills to persuade – a challenge for which PowerPoint presentations simply aren’t enough...