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Don’t Overlook the Introduction!

The presentation gets all the attention – you spend hours honing the message, preparing the power point and practicing. You do not worry about how you are going to be introduced because it’s not your job. Or is it? How … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Being Set Up

How often have you stood in the wings before a presentation and cringed as the person introducing you inadvertently mischaracterized the focus of your talk, distracted the audience with unexpected remarks, or recited your entire bio word for word?

If you’re guilty of leaving this critical component of your presentation to chance, raise your hand. Rest assured, you are not alone. However, I can’t help but wonder, with all the time and effort we put into our presentations, why we invest such little time and effort into planning and rehearsing our introductions. Continue reading

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