Streamlining It All: Preparation Process

I have incorporated every single one of these priorities – from audience-focused material to a conversational style to engaging slides – into a streamlined preparation process that saves the presenter a lot of time. I designed it specifically for really smart people that are dealing with technical topics. With my process, content preparation and presentation …

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Use Effective Visuals

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The Fifth Step for Technical Presenters.  Many technical presenters fall into the trap of designing slides or white boards that are too busy. The slides are dense with text. They act as speaker’s notes, leaving the presenter with nothing of value to add. Or the white board gets crowded with chaotic charts and notes, confusing …

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What to Say? What to Leave Out?

The Second Step for Technical Presenters.  STEM and other technical people love to figure things out. It’s fun to sort out a complex problem! It can be even more fun to tell others how you did it. In a presentation that is driving action, though, it’s important to shape content according to the audience’s interest …

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Tell A Story

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The Fourth Step for Technical Presenters. Technical information can be difficult to follow. Even people who are familiar with a technical topic may not immediately understand a new concept. This is especially true if the concept is presented only the abstract. What’s the solution? In my coaching practice, I work with presenters to come up …

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The First Step for Technical Presenters.  Celebrate your achievements! If you are a STEM or other technical professional, you’re probably a very smart person. You understand the nuances of the SEC standards, or you get the complexities of digitalization. You not only grasp the nuances of your subject, you also create recommendations and processes to …

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Technical Presenting Series: Powerfully Engage Your Audiences Every Time

I must admit, I’m a bit of a nerd. I really enjoy learning and conveying complex information. STEM? Bring it on! Economics? Let’s go! So when a Big 4 accounting firm approached me to help its presenters on their technical accounting webcast, I relished the opportunity. Over time, I found that these experts in accounting …

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