Category Archives: Presentation Development

Reason #1 to Ditch the Pitch: convincing vs. connecting

We love buying things, but hate being sold things.  We go shopping looking for stuff to buy, but we tell the persistent salesperson to leave us alone.  We like searching the web for information, but we cringe when online ads and pop-ups search for us.  We enjoy the idea of getting something, but we hate the prospect of […]

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What if your pants were on backward?

If you went to a party and saw a friend wearing their pants backward, would you tell them? What if it was you with the backward pants? Would you want someone to tell you? And if they did, how would you respond? Would you be angry for the criticism, or thankful for the critique? Would […]

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What business people can learn from “Glee”

I like “Glee.” That’s right, the television show about the high school misfits singing their way through the seemingly earth-shattering trials of adolescence. It’s not the singing itself, that draws me, though. And it’s not the cool costumes and choreography, or even the painfully brutal (yet gut-splittingly humorous) sarcasm by which the cheerleader-coach-turned-principal raises mockery […]

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