“There are three kinds of yeses. There’s commitment, confirmation, and counterfeit. People are most used to giving the counterfeit yes.”
– Christopher Voss
When we need to gain commitment from our meetings and presentations, let’s make sure we set the
“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
In a virtual presentation, transitions can be used to engage your audience, pull them to your next key point, and retain their interest. While most transitions are only a sentence or two in length, they provide the links – like
Conference season is upon us. Which means that many of our clients will soon be on the Big Stage – virtually that is.
So how do you prepare to be on stage in our new virtual world?
Let’s start by
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
Great job – you have shifted to presenting virtually. But now expectations are shifting. We went from trying to avoid Death by PowerPoint to now also having to avoid Death by Zoom. To stand out, we need to work … READ MORE
Virtual conferences have been rising in popularity for years, but now and for the foreseeable future, they have become a necessity. Although experts are saying they will not replace in-person conferences all together, virtual conferences are here to stay.
Have you ever left a meeting and asked yourself, “What was that meeting about?”, “Did I fulfill my role?”, “Did I really need to be there?”. I am sure you have, we all have, and this staggering number proves it:
With our forced business distancing, this can feel like a jolt for those who are used to doing business face-to-face. A lot of our clients have expressed concern in trying to make their virtual connections as impactful as their in-person