How to present to small, medium and large audiences.  How to prepare, how to answer questions, where to stand, how to gesture.  Presentations matter in career development.

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The Foundations Of Presenting Mastery - Part 1
Part 1 of our guidance on the foundations of presentation mastery.
The Foundations Of Presenting Mastery - Part 2
Part 2 of our guidance on the foundations of presentation mastery.
Presentation Basics - Principle #1
It's been over a year since we first talked about presentations, and we only talked about one very narrow aspect of presentations: the use and mis-use of PowerPoint. Sure, PowerPoint is important, but even if you master it, your presentations can still be terrible. (Whether you read your slides to your audience or [...]
How to be Persuasive in a Presentation (Part 1 of 2)
This cast describes how to think about being persuasive in a presentation. One of the most maligned arts in professional life today is persuasion. The classic case of persuasion falling out of favor is how often professional sales people are viewed as golfers with big expense accounts. Or, perhaps even more perniciously, why is [...]
How to be Persuasive in a Presentation (Part 2 of 2)
This cast describes the second part in our series how to think about being persuasive in a presentation.
Presenting with PowerPoint
The manager that doesn't have to make at least one presentation each week is fairly rare. Today, we begin the discussion on making effective presentations, beginning with some general guidelines governing the use of tools like Microsoft PowerPoint.
How to Prewire a Meeting - HOF (Hall Of Fame Guidance)
For the holidays, we're re-releasing one of our Hall of Fame casts ... the Pre-wire. This cast describes a way to prepare for meetings or presentations where you need to persuade.
Audio Visual Equipment Use - Part 1
Presentations are just like management - everybody has to know how to do them well ... but nobody is getting taught the right way. It's as if Kafka invented both of them, and we are left with only the dread. Even Toastmasters doesn't do a great job on slide use in presentations.
Audio Visual Equipment Use - Part 2
The conclusion of our conversation on Audio Visual Equipment Use.
Introducing A Presenter
This cast gives our guidance on introducing people.
Creating A Presentation
This cast helps you start to plan to create a presentation.
Presentations - The Right Chart, Part 1
This cast describes how to choose the right chart for your data and message in a presentation.
Presentations - The Right Chart, Part 2
This cast concludes our conversation on how to choose the right chart for your data and message in a presentation.
Presentation Attire - Part 1
This cast recommends how to dress when giving presentations.
Presentation Attire - Part 2
This cast concludes our conversation on how to dress when giving presentations.
Presentations - Gestures - Part 1
How to use your gesture in presentations.
Presentations - Gestures - Part 2
The conclusion of our discussion on how to use your gestures in presentations.
Presentations - Movement
How to use movement in presentations.
Answering Questions in a Presentation (Part 1 of 2)
If you've ever given a presentation, you've probably been asked to leave time for questions. You may have even gone the extra step of thinking about what questions might you get. However, in our experience, 80% of the managers we've coached haven't, but maybe you're in the 20% category. But have you ever thought [...]
Answering Questions in a Presentation (Part 2 of 2)
In this podcast, we finish our conversation on answering questions during a presentation. Four easy steps: Your initial response when you first hear the question PHYSICALLY catching the Medicine Ball VERBALLY catching the medicine ball And how to finish up once you've answered the question