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Presentation Secrets (5): Authenticity

Be yourself, only better

The term present connotes giving a performance, with all of the formality and pomp that implies. But it can also mean being present; in other words, being our true and authentic selves in each moment with the group. 262 more words


Do You Give Your Audience Too Much Of A Good Thing?

On Saturday, we stopped for ice cream on the way home from a family hike. This is what they brought my son:

I’m sure the person in the kitchen thought she was doing her customer a favor. 321 more words



This is my commitment to your life-long development and growth, a long-term investment of my time and resources for your success.


“Is didactic really all that bad?”

Last week I was reviewing some lesson plans with a colleague. At one point he stopped and asked: “Why do we need all these activities? Is simply doing 15 minutes of didactic learning all that bad?” 260 more words


Presentation Lessons from A Small Town 4th of July Celebration

I spent the Fourth of July on Bainbridge Island, which is a short ferry ride away from Seattle. They do a great job of putting together an event that an entire community can enjoy: a 5k run, kids activities, booths with food and crafts and political parties giving out bumper stickers and funnel cakes (not sure these fall into the “food” category, but they are sooooo good), and of course a parade. 453 more words


10 Tips to Presenting in a Professional and Confident Manner

Presentation Skills – 10 Tips to Presenting in a Professional and Confident Manner

  1. Don’t be afraid to improvise! It can be very difficult to memorize your information and could actually throw you off and disrupt your train of thought.
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Confidence Boosting

Hello. My name is Brian, and I’m a training snob.

It’s been three days since I last shared a snarky comment about something training-related. I don’t know if I can go three more days. I suppose I’m just trying to take it one day at a time. 818 more words