Kevin Kruse, founder of LEADx (@kruse) created an awesome and extremely relevant list of exceptional leadership speakers for your events.
Inspired by Nancy Duarte’s book Illuminate, learn about the warning and motivating story plots that equip leaders to successfully move people through change.
The Duarte team is at it again with 7 tips to stop your performance anxiety before a big presentation.
The crew at Duarte has done a great job summarizing the importance of a modular sales presentation that helps your sales team educate their potential customer.
I am constantly asked by my clients, “what is the one thing I can do to make my speech better?” If you want the ONE thing that you can do, in my opinion, it is to PRACTICE. However, you can’t just practice ONE thing, the trick is to practice ALL aspects of your speech. Read my article on Linkedin to learn more.
Three weeks ago, the CMO of a San Francisco startup backed by A-list investors emailed me about her new sales deck. “It lacks oomph,” she said. “The information is there. The slides look great. But we’re not telling a compelling story. Can you help?”
With the increasing pace and competitiveness of business ventures, an effective investor presentation is one of the critical success factors in the fundraising process. Presentations are both an art and a science as they are critical to communicating your vision. Check out this ebook on Amazon.com >>
Step 1: Identify target readers. We developed a list of people to interview that represents the audience we want to reach. We made sure it was diverse in multiple ways – gender, race, professional background, and geography.
Usually when I reach out to experts I get enthusiastic replies. But that was not the case when I emailed Professor Bernard Roth, academic director and cofounder ofStanford University’s d.school. He said he would “not help” me on a story I wanted to write about some excellent achievement habits he has refined and taught for several decades, which he’s recently collected in a book called The Achievement Habit.