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 […]
Video and storytelling for webcasts
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.
Webcast Tip: Speak to the Individual
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 […]
Webinar Presentations; The Importance of Authenticity
As part of our effort to bring a repeatable, scientific methodology to our web seminars we have been reading alot of literature on presentation development . Currently I’m reading Doug Stevenson’s Story Theater Method; Strategic Storytelling in Business. This is a guidebook that shows how to mine your own life stories to help you connect […]