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3 Ways to Nail Your Presentation to the Board

Harvard Business Review

The boardroom is a distinct forum that requires a different type of presentation and preparation. In this article, the author outlines three practices every business leader should embrace to enhance their board presentations: 1) Start with a governing thesis: a big idea or perspective that captures the main point of the discussion.

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Experimenting with an "Audience View" for Webinar Presenters


Over the past decade, I've presented countless webinars in different settings, and I've hosted and moderated more than 100 for KaiNexus. For a long time, I've said that webinar presenting is the most difficult format and venue. It's like presenting into a black hole.

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3 Ways to Keep Your Audience Focused During a Presentation

Harvard Business Review

Grabbing and keeping your audience’s focus is critical to communication success. What you have to say is important, so give yourself the best chance to convey your message to your audience by first gaining attention, but then, more importantly, sustaining it.

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Nail Your Presentation — Even When Your Time Is Cut Short

Harvard Business Review

One of the most common unpleasant surprises that you’ve likely faced as a public speaker is getting your time cut short. You go into the meeting with a plan for what you’re going to cover based on the allotted time you’ve been given. And then, the technology doesn’t work until 15 minutes into the meeting.

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Product Design & Customer Experience: An Innovative View on Inclusive Product Development

Speaker: Dan Jenkins - Human Factors & Research Lead – DCA Design International

The presentation will be packed full of real-world examples of great inclusive design (covering household products and digital services), alongside a few more detailed case studies explaining how inclusive design can be embedded successfully in the design process. What ‘inclusive design’ really means.

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3 Keys to Transition Speakers in Group Presentations


What's the best way to make an effective transition between speakers during a group presentation, especially if you don’t want the transition to be as clunky and awkward as most of them are in practice?

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As the Manager, should you be present in the Brainstorm meeting?

Destination Innovation

Two hours later he returned and we presented a short list of ideas. The post As the Manager, should you be present in the Brainstorm meeting? He was smart enough to know that if he stayed in the meeting he would not be able to stop himself from leading and shaping the discussions. appeared first on Destination Innovation.

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The Supply Chain & Logistics Journey: Humble Beginnings, Troubled Present, Amazing Future

Speaker: James A. Tompkins, Ph.D.

This presentation provides a brief overview of where supply chains have been and their current status, then dives deep into the incredible role to be played by supply chains going forward. The first 20 years of work on supply chains beget efficiency, the next 10 - efficiency and effectiveness.

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Quantifying the Value of Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

is built on the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which enables manufacturers to collect, analyze, and present real-time data and analytics in easy-to-understand and highly customizable formats. At its most basic definition, Industry 4.0 is a real-time approach to decision-making, enabled by integrated and reliable data. Industry 4.0

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, Cara North, an L&D researcher and consultant, and Maggie Quigley, an L&D specialist, will address that question, present both successful and unsuccessful case studies, and teach you: Factors that increase L&D costs. How to improve the ROI of your present program if your company cannot afford to replace it.

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Understanding Users at Scale with Product Analytics

Speaker: Sandhya Hegde, Director of Product, Amplitude

Present and drive product strategy based on evidence. Whether you are building new features, trying to improve customer experience or battling poor retention - user behavior forms the foundation of your product strategy. In this webinar you will learn the best practices on how to: Explore & understand the full customer journey.

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Service Delivery: When Is the Right Time to Deploy Your AI?

Speaker: Dick Stark and Casey Steenport

During this webinar you will learn how: Service management is meeting up with present requirements and helping us look into the future. Service delivery is supporting the current crisis and identifying opportunities for future improvement. Top key considerations are easing digital transformation with AI.

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Roadmap Personas: The Best Way to Set Expectations for Teams, Clients, and Leadership

Speaker: Johanna Rothman - Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Learning objectives: How to create a roadmap that helps the team focus on what they need now, while offering a look-ahead to the future How to leverage your product's position on the technology adoption curve to choose the right customer-focused roadmap How to present options in a rolling wave roadmap, especially if your product is novel and not yet (..)

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Product-Led Onboarding: How to Turn New Users into Lifelong Customers

Speaker: Ramli John, Managing Director at ProductLed and Author

In this interactive, fun presentation and Q&A, Ramli John, author of bestselling book Product-Led Onboarding, will share a simple but powerful framework to get more users to experience a product’s "Eureka!" So, if their first date with your product is anything but silky-smooth, you risk losing out to the competition.

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Fail Well, Pivot Fast: Product Experimentation for Continuous Discovery

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Head of Product Strategy & Design Practice, Kuroshio Consulting

This presentation will dive into how proper experimental design, multiple hypothesis testing, cohort analysis, and split testing can effectively reduce batch size and meantime to validate insights accelerating your lead time from idea to cash.