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The importance of a first step

Manner of Speaking

If the purpose of your presentation is to persuade the audience to do something, getting them to take a small, simple first step is one of the most important things that you can do to achieve your ultimate objective. I do a lot of work with start-ups, helping them prepare for pitches.

How to Use the Eisenhower Decision Matrix to Prioritize Tasks


Prioritizing tasks and allocating the required time for each task requires timely decision making that is free of analysis paralysis and procrastination. Both the aforementioned are often a result of the inability of individuals to prioritize tasks based on their urgency and importance.


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Your Branded Image with John DeMato

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Are your pictures telling an authentic story about you? John DeMato shares how to create images that show you in the best possible light. . The post Your Branded Image with John DeMato appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

4 Benefits of Brand-Aligned Presentations


“Design is the silent ambassador of your brand.” Paul Rand In the new era of hyper competition, all businesses, irrespective of their size and domain, look for creative ways to propel their brand to the forefront of the customers’ minds.

Dealing with a creaky stage

Manner of Speaking

Have you ever listened to a speaker who is standing on a creaky stage? Have you ever had to speak from a stage that creaked whenever you stepped on certain spots. It is annoying for both speaker and audience. But there is a simple, effective way to deal with it.

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Servant Leadership: Key Principles for Managers


Over the years, many different leadership theories tried to explain how someone wields power and rallies the people around them. Most theories focused on the so-called ‘hard power’ methods — gaining influence via certain leverage, directives, and imposed authority.

The Simplest Tip You’ll Ever Read to Sell More

SpeakerSue Says...

Do what you say you’ll do when you say you’ll do it. So I was interested in buying an innovative B2B service and completed the pop-up form on the company website. I was a warm – even hot! – lead. The auto-response was immediate. “Thank you. You’ll hear from us soon.”. Awesome. Except 10 days later, and I am still waiting. I submitted a second form. And… still waiting. Except I’m no longer interested in THAT company’s product. Deliver on your promises.