Archive for the ‘Presentations and Speaking’ Category

That’s Intriguing #123: What’s A Recent Entrepreneurial Aha?

That's Intriguing #123: What’s A Recent Entrepreneurial Aha?

    “The only danger is not to evolve.” – Jeff Bezos, Amazon Thanks, John Lee Dumas for interviewing me on your #1 rated business podcast – Entrepreneur on Fire. John is different than most interviewers.  Instead of asking the usual questions about business tips, he encourages […]

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That’s Intriguing #122: Want to Get the Attention of Your Convention Audiences?

That's Intriguing #122: Want to Get the Attention of Your Convention Audiences?

  “I have found there is no substitute for paying attention.” – TV anchor Diane Sawyer   Unfortunately, in today’s culture of impatience and distraction, it can be challenging to motivate people to pay attention to our programs, events and conventions. That’s one of the reasons Kate […]

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That’s Intriguing #121: How Can I Motivate People to Pay Attention to Me?

That's Intriguing #121: How Can I Motivate People to Pay Attention to Me?

    “Let’s address the elephant in the room. ‘YO Elephant!’” – humorist Gene Weingarten An executive hired me to help him with his habit of “over-talking.” He knew it was undermining his impact and wanted to learn to be more concise so people would give him […]

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That’s Intriguing #119: Pitching Advice Straight From The “Shark Tank”

That's Intriguing #119: Pitching Advice Straight From The "Shark Tank"

    “When we are selling our ideas, the audience must first buy us.” – Peter Coughter, VCU BrandCenter Where can you go to get examples of how to – and how not to –  pitch? That’s right, TV’s popular Shark Tank. Kudos to Bill Murphy Jr., […]

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That’s Intriguing #103: The 7 Steps To Deliver A Mind-Blowing TED Talk

That's Intriguing #103: The 7 Steps To Deliver A Mind-Blowing TED Talk

It’s been said that there are no original ideas. But what may seem like old hat to you could become the next compelling TED talk. You can transform your presentations by mining your expertise, experience, and epiphanies. Start by writing down things about your work; your best […]

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That’s Intriguing #98: Lessons From Martin Luther King about NOT Sticking to Your Script

That's Intriguing #98:  Lessons From Martin Luther King about NOT Sticking to Your Script

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt / legitimate bad credit loans August 28 is the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s stirring “I Have a Dream” speech delivered 50 years ago on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in […]

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That’s Intriguing #95: What Can Ukulele Player Jake Shimabukuro Teach Us About Communication?

You may have seen ukulele phenom Jake Shhimabukuro’s YouTube video, shot in NYC’s Central Park, of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” which has more than 11 million (!) views. You might also have seen Jake’s TED video where he performs a masterful version of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” […]

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