Stop With the “Thank You’s” Already!

15th April, 2010 - Posted by janebeard

Your mother was wrong: You don’t always have to say “thank you.” “Thank you for your attention.” “Thank you for taking time out of your day to be here with us.” How many presentations have you heard begin and end with, ”thank you”? How often have you actually felt thanked? From the audience perspective, it’s […] Read More

Don’t Stop Messaging Just Because the Presentation Is Over

8th April, 2010 - Posted by janebeard

It’s true that the most powerful moments in your presentation are the first moments, and the closing moments. The way you start the message, and the way you bring it home, are hugely important. But there’s another powerful moment that most speakers discount, and that comes when you STOP talking. It’s the moment when your […] Read More