Which matters more: Showing that you’re skilled, experienced, and capable, or Showing that you’re trustworthy and likable? Although we often assume our skill and experience is how other’s will judge us, according to Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy, the first question asked is “Can I trust you?”. Consider that next time your meeting someone new […]
Stanford Business School recently hosted a presentation by Noah Zandan, founder and CEO of Quantified Communications, which may be the first company to apply big data analytics to evaluate presentation effectiveness. They have a data bank of over 100,000 presentations delivered by business executives, politicians, and professional speakers and are doing ground-breaking work in the […]
There is a lesson for all webinar presenters in NBC news anchor Brian William’s plight. It could happen to you! For those of you who haven’t been online or watching television for the past 3 weeks, let me bring you up-to-date. Brian Williams embellished his experiences as an Iraq war reporter, taking a few liberties with […]
Great tips on telling your story in this video with NPR’s Scott Simon. There are takeaways here for any presenter delivering presentations via video webcast or audio webinar.
Want to personalize your webcast delivery? Ken Molay at WSuccess recently shared this webinar presentation tip that resonated with us: “Speak to the Individual, Not the Crowd”. Rather than use phrases like “can anyone in our audience tell me ….” speaker directly to each listener “can you tell me …”. This goes a long way […]