5 Simple Ways to Step Up Your Presentation Game

by / ⠀Startup Advice / June 9, 2011

We have all been through it. The horror of listening to a 145-slide presentation, stuck on full screen, with literally no indication when the last slide will come. You ask yourself, “Is there no light to the end of the tunnel?” Most likely, not anytime soon. But most often, it is not the presentation that is off-key, but the presenter. The visual aid is only an extension of…

A Breakdown of 5 Fundamental Presentation Skills

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / May 13, 2011

It’s almost unfair when you think about those rare individuals who stroll through presentations as though it wasn’t even a challenge.  But as many of us know, experienced or otherwise, presenting to a group of people is no walk in the park.  In fact, for some people, it’s daunting. Whether you’re a CEO or a fresh-out-of-uni office recruit, presentation skills are essential for business or personal success.  The…

Talking Points: Three Keys to a Great Presentation

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / April 16, 2011

Is there anything worse than sitting through a long, boring, and ultimately pointless presentation? Yes, and that’s giving one. Many people give presentations and conduct meetings on a regular basis, but few actually do it well. Leaders need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively. Not every business executive is an eloquent speaker, but most can at least hold their own when put in front of a…

Presentation: What the F*ck is Social Media Now?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 10, 2010

A remarkable demonstration of the power of the social media has just been released – “What the F*ck is Social Media Now?” The power of social media now means that any idea, campaign or business can go viral very quickly. The question is, are you fully utilizing social media? Some quick facts from the presentation are: 500 Billion. The number of peer influenced impressions Americans generate each year 62%.…