Powerpoint mistakes

Three Most Common Mistakes with a PowerPoint Presentation

George Torok Communication skills, Insights, Presentation Tips Leave a Comment

You’ve probably endured too many painful presentations – most of them dominated by PowerPoint slides. Have you wondered why so many presenters still deliver painful PowerPoint presentations?

Why are the presenters reading the slides to you? Do they believe you can’t read? Why did they put so much text on the slide? Why is the slide so cluttered and confusing? Why are presenters ignoring the audience experience?

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Don't end your presentation with thank you

“Thank You” is a poor way to end your presentation

George Torok Communication skills, Presentation Tips, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Don’t end your presentation with the words, “Thank you”.
You might be thinking, “What’s wrong ending your presentation with ‘Thank you’?’ That’s just being polite, right?

Let’s address the first three questions.

What’s wrong ending on ‘thank you’?
What’s a better ending?
Is it polite?

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Challenges of virtual presentations

The Top 10 Challenges of Virtual Presentations

George Torok Communication skills, Insights, Online coaching, Online training, Virtual presentation, Zoom Meetings Leave a Comment

Have you noticed that it’s more challenging to deliver a virtual presentation than a real world (in-the-same-room} presentation?
It’s not your imagination. Delivering a virtual presentation is much more challenging for several reasons. Let’s review the missing pieces, then see what we can do about it.

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self introduction for networking

Improve Your Self Introduction at Networking Events

George Torok Communication skills, Insights, Intended Message Leave a Comment

Introduce Yourself using this Simple and Powerful Format

Have you struggled with that awkward moment when you’re expected to introduce yourself? It might be at a networking meeting, workshop or conference. It might even be that challenge at a business or personal function when you are asked, “What do you do?”

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