A type of discourse Joe Biden should avoidFebruary 1, 2021
After the last post, it was gratifying to receive so many favorable comments about my views on Joe Biden,...0
The power of using narrative in teachingJuly 1, 2019
About 20 years ago, when I was a professor at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business, I made the...
Why “keeping it simple” is never easyJune 20, 2019
Writing the previous post brought to mind an amusing—but also highly pertinent—tale I read some time ago in the...
No slides? No talk!June 5, 2019
At the end of the previous post, I referred to the fact that I have some personal anecdotes from...
Slides or not, speakers should always aim for dialogueMay 20, 2019
Some pertinent feedback I received after the previous post has caused me to reflect back on what I wrote,...
Is making slides look beautiful worth the effort?May 5, 2019
Reflecting further on the theme of adding more dynamism to our presentations, I realize that there is at least...
Five ideas to increase your connection with listenersApril 14, 2019
Last time, I suggested that we turn our attention to some practical ideas for making meetings and presentations more...
Why are so many meetings so boring?April 1, 2019
In the transition from conversation mode to presentation mode, the initial high energy level is often lost.
How Amazon uses story to engage its managersDecember 16, 2018
Our last blog entry ended with the assertion that Winston Churchill and Jeff Bezos share a deep appreciation of...
Lessons from my coaching journey: the mindful practice of storytellingMay 14, 2018
As I mentioned in each of the past two entries, I am working with a client in New York...