Closing remarks – question or clincher?

Closing remarks – question or clincher?

On the last day of this year, we naturally think about closure. In the context of presentations, what’s the role of that closing slide? Is it to say: “Thank you!”? (how often have YOU groaned when you saw this?)Is it to ask: “Any...
Get up to speed with substance and style

Get up to speed with substance and style

Any guesses what AirBnB, Buzzfeed, and Canva might have in common? They all raised huge amounts of money thanks to power-packed pitch decks! AirBnB were able raise $20k in three months, Buzzfeed was able to raise over $240 million, and Canva raised $9 million with...
The journey or the destination – which matters more?

The journey or the destination – which matters more?

This is a question that might be top of mind – especially when so many of us have had travel plans turned upside down, and the only flights we might take without any stress are flights of imagination! We thought we’d turn this pause into an opportunity for...
Taking stock – should you or shouldn’t you?

Taking stock – should you or shouldn’t you?

It’s that time of the year, when we all take stock – what were the highs and lows, what goals did we set, which ones were met, and so on and so forth! Today’s post, though, is about the ifs and buts of using “stock footage” for business...
Be convincing, not coercive!

Be convincing, not coercive!

In other words, gone are the days of the iron hand in the velvet glove! You can’t bully anyone into paying attention to your presentation – nor can you wheedle, cajole or bribe them into believing what you say… Then how do you pull them in? Could it...