Why People Don’t Believe You

A BLArticle® Miniseries Part 1 “Sometimes a book just finds you…” I’ve been conducting seminars for over 30 years, and I thought I understood what almost every audience needed. Back in the summer of 2012, nothing could have prepared me for the audience I met in a...

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A Parking Lot For Presenters

Here is the situation: You are up in front of an audience, and you are on a roll! The participants are just beginning to warm up so you want to be extra careful to respond to questions appropriately. A hand goes up, and a rush of excitement courses through your body....

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An Oldie… But Not So Goodie

I remember the excitement of learning my first, real presentation model.  Although I enjoyed public speaking, I had never received any formal training.  I learned an approach that I’m guessing many of you have heard before: Tell’em what you’re gonna tell’em, Tell’em,...

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