3 Tips to Simplify Your Slides and Amplify Your Message

Picture this: You are sitting in a meeting when your boss transitions to yet another busy PowerPoint slide. The slide is filled with lengthy paragraphs, distracting cartoons, and extensive data. Your brain struggles trying to figure out where to focus

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Winning Strategy – Team Meetings

“Hope is not a strategy” – Vince Lombardi

The shift to virtual has driven meetings to be shorter, which affects the traditional business strategy decision process. We are looking to teams to strategize and make important decisions in less time,

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Graphs Are a Lot Like Jokes

“Graphs are a lot like jokes. If you have to explain a joke, it doesn’t work” 

-Brian Edwards (Participant in recent 2Connect program)

Brian, a recent participant, was praised by his leader for being one of the best presenters on

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Are You Still Riding Elevators?

We have all heard of the need to have an elevator pitch handy, but how many elevators are you riding nowadays? The concept is still spot on, but the traditional 30 seconds is long gone.

Microsoft’s study concluded that your

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Make Your Message Stick

Chip and Dan Heath, the authors of Made to Stick, created the “SUCCES” formula for communicating. Here at 2Connect, we find this formula translates well to the formal presentation setting. Using this formula, answer the questions considering your next

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4 reminders to communicate your business story

4 reminders to communicate your business story

We just took a dose of our own medicine. And as tends to be the case, it was hard to swallow in the moment but was so worth it in the end.

You see, we just updated our website. Through

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Have a Recommendation? Here's how to Sell It.

When you’re making a recommendation, particularly to the executive team, you don’t have time to dilly dally. You need to get to your point, and fast. And, you need to do so in a way that influences.

This is often

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