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HOW TO SIMPLIFY YOUR PRESENTATIONS?

D-2 before your next speech. Your presentation is ready, your speech is well developed and you even have a venue and time slot that have just become available. Good news, you’ll be able to rehearse! Then suddenly you realize that you’re in front of your PowerPoint presentation and even you can’t understand anything that’s displayed.…

STORYTELLING IS FASHION ?

“Storytelling” is like a Pitch, you hear it everywhere, you see it everywhere. This communication technique has been on everyone’s lips, from agencies to advertisers, for several years. We have heard many times, during our speaking events: “yes, this is the new trendy thing,” or “yeah, I’m not very convinced, it’s just another marketing technique.”…

WHAT IF IT GOES WELL?

WHAT IF YOUR PRESENTATION GOES WELL?

Today is D-Day! You’re expected early in the morning to present the project you and your team have been working on for months, to your management committee. Your future in the company, as well as that of your team, depend on this presentation. No pressure! Along the way, as you try to rehearse your remarks…

BON ORATEUR VS BEAU PARLEUR

What’s the difference between a smooth-talker and a good speaker? (VF podcast) This question isn’t obvious because there is none. When a smooth-talker or a good speaker takes to the floor, if he’s in front of you, at first glance there is no difference. And by nature, a smooth-talker is a good speaker. They both…

“Hello, let me introduce myself, my name is Henry…” this sentence must be banned from the start of your speaking engagements. Your very first sentences are decisive for the rest of your presentation. Indeed, we rarely have the opportunity to make a good first impression twice. As unfair as it may seem, the first impression…

STORYTELLING AT THE SERVICE OF YOUR OWN PERSONAL BRANDING

Practiced since the dawn of time, Storytelling continues to weave its way into our daily lives. On TV, in the subway or in the supermarket, Storytelling is now “everywhere” to emotionally connect consumers and brands, while leaving a strong imprint in people’s minds. Its impact is powerful, brands would be wrong to do without it!…

AND WHAT IF YOU LOVE PRESENTING?

We have regularly cited an American study which found that 75% of Americans are terrified of speaking in public. 3 out of 4 people is no small matter. But it also means that for a quarter of those polled, speaking in public is not a cause for concern. We can even imagine that among those…

I’m a salesman and I must pitch

As part of our missions at ZEPRESENTERS, we are regularly called upon to work with salespeople. Creating desire and making people want to hear more is at the heart of their profession. Usually, we are greeted in two different ways: Either with a “great! It’ll be the occasion to challenge myself.” Or, by “I’m fine,…

How can you mess-up your presentations for sure?

If there’s one thing the coronavirus crisis has taught us, it is knowing how to distinguish between the things you can anticipate and things you cannot. It’s the same when you speak in public. Even if you have full control over your preparation, you cannot anticipate all the unforeseen events on D-Day, and remedy the…