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Leading through storytelling

I was running a Leadership workshop a couple of weeks ago with a bunch of Innovation leaders in a European Telecoms company.  We were working in their Innovation Centre, a closely guarded environment in the bowels of the building.  It … Continue reading

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7 ways to not answer a question when you are Presenting.

There are people on the planet who believe that when they are presenting they are required to answer any question they may be asked.  Believing that they, and only they, must answer any question thrown at them, they then do … Continue reading

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The 5 things you can do with a question, apart from answer it!

This one comes up a lot in Presentation Skills training: “What do I do if I get asked a question and I don’t know the answer?’ People get overly stressed by this, and as a result spend way too much … Continue reading

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How to deal with an Expert

My clients are clever.  They are successful in business because they know stuff that their own clients don’t.  Not to put too fine a point on it. So they get worried when they bump into someone who they think knows … Continue reading

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Presentations: Plan versus Actual

This image says so much.  It captures some of the principal Presentation Phobias, in my opinion. It is almost a self contained case for making the use of PowerPoint a criminal offence. Think what would have happened if this presenter … Continue reading

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