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What people say after your presentation…and what they really mean

What people say and what they really mean:  Thanks for enlightening us But you didn’t really think about us at all and what we already knew. In fact you’ve just spent time lecturing at us and missing the point completely. Lovely font on your slides Your voice was so boring and you stayed glued behind […]

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Why do we meekly accept poor presentations? We get what we reward & until we vote with our feet and our feedback we will continue to get boring & incompetent presentations

I attended a conference summit last week and as is the way of these things was treated to a range of different presentations from the dull and predictable to the inspiring and informational. From the ‘scripted and read’ to the flowing and enthusiastic. There were lively and competent panels ably compered…there were Death by PowerPoint […]

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What a conference presentation line up has to do with on-line dating.

On a recent night out with a group of girl friends we got round to talking about on line dating.  One of the ladies who is single was regaling us with her tales  of dates she had experienced. These ranged from dates not turning up, dates who proposed on first date, dates who spent all […]

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He’s just asked for feedback on his presentation – what should I say?

Should we give people feedback on their presentations and if we do, how honest should we be? Let’s be honest, if we deliver a presentation we are not likely to get any feedback that is helpful from the majority of people in the audience.  If we say, ‘how did it go?’ the answer usually is […]

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