How Much is Too Much in a Presentation?

Woman making a presentation using post-it notes on board

There’s a pretty good chance you are busier today than you were five or ten years ago. So is everyone else I meet. So is everyone you face in a presentation. It’s a common complaint: “I’m so busy. I never have enough time.” Why everyone is in that situation is a topic for another day, but recognizing that there is a universal condition of feeling overwhelmed is an important step toward building the content in your next presentation. Avoid Too … Continue reading

What an NFL Coach Can Teach You About Presentations

X and O on a blackboard showing coach strategy

With football season starting up again I find myself spending a lot of time around coaches. My father was a long time NFL assistant coach. I’ve seen first hand that the coaches who last and who win, not only know the X’s and O’s, but they also know how to communicate. Coaches make presentations every day to their players. Not just the dramatic locker room speeches you see in highlights or in films, but teaching presentations, performance review presentations, planning … Continue reading