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Clarify your ideas

You dream about calling out to your boss in the hallway, or raising your hand in a meeting to talk about your project… just ask yourself one question first: “What is the idea?”

The pitch is the trailer for your idea: an optimized message to brand your credibility and create enough curiosity so they want to find out more. In just a few minutes, you will be able to see the interest kindled by your idea without ever having to say too much.

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…

IS A PITCH RESERVED SOLELY FOR START-UPS?

A common exercise in the world of startups, the Pitch, has long been wrongly considered as a start-up tool and not suitable for more established companies. Today we are dismantling another stereotype of the public speaking world. On your Pitch, get set, go!   The term “Pitch,” like its cousin, “the presentation,” is still too…

4 tips to increase your influence

More and more companies are looking to awaken the leadership skills of their employees, at the risk of the word becoming clichéd. Far from being a fad, many companies have realized the importance of having team leaders, i.e., people who stand out for their autonomy, their involvement and their ability to get others moving.  …