Presentation is Everything

Ken Blanchard wrote that there’s a “difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.” The Henderson Group remains committed to helping people improve how they represent themselves, their products, services, and companies. This Summer we’re merging (we’ve been referring to it as “morphing”) with a strategic partner called Speechless. We’ve joined forces in a...

read more

The Storyteller’s Secret

In his new book The Storyteller’s Secret Carmine Gallo, communication expert and the bestselling author of Talk Like TED, explains why some ideas catch on and others don’t. Learn more at StorytellersSecret.com What type of storyteller are you? 1. Storytellers who ignite our inner fire. These are the people who inspire us to dream bigger by teaching us to reframe our internal narrative. Steve Jobs, one of the world’s greatest business storytellers of all time,...

read more

Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations Webinar Sept. 13, 2016

The Henderson Group is delighted to partner with Patricia Fripp. On Sept. 13th, at 11 AM, you’re invited to participate in a 45-minute webinar. Chuck Kuglen will introduce Patricia who will speak about How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations. Being a powerful, persuasive speaker is no longer simply a nice skill to have. It can be the difference between business and career life or death. At the Henderson Group we believe few trainers are better...

read more

9 Great Ways You Can Make the Important Sound Interesting

We’re working now with a leader in our industry Patrica Fripp. Patricia has a thorough online / on demand set of modules for improving presentations and how you represent yourself. Here are some tips from Patricia Fripp: 9 Great Ways You Can Make the Important Sound Interesting All leaders, sales professionals, content experts, and ambitious professionals need to be good communicators. These nine suggestions will be helpful when you deliver important presentations and want them to sound...

read more

Intro workshop to our partner, Speechless

Speechless is excited to invite you to our Introduction to Speechless Workshop this July. A four hour workshop that will introduce you to the work that one client said “…was honestly the most beneficial speech training workshop I have ever taken and the most fun, by far!” Space is limited to twenty attendees and by invitation only and we are hoping you will be one! WHEN: Thursday, July 21, 9am-1pm WHERE: 55 Hawthorne St., San...

read more

For Delegation to Work, It Has to Come with Coaching

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Sabina Nawaz, global CEO Coach Senior leaders want to believe that delegating a task is as easy as flipping a switch. Simply provide clear instructions and you are instantly relieved of responsibility, giving you more time in your schedule. That’s the dream. In reality, we all know it almost never works that way. You’re often forced to step in at the last minute to save a botched deliverable....

read more

Tales of the Super Survivors – Powerful Stories

In our work, we help clients tell more powerful stories to drive the results they want: more money and more recognition. Effective storytelling isn’t just about how you communicate with others.  It’s also critical in how you communicate with yourself.  The story you tell yourself about your life plays a HUGE role in how your life unfolds. Here’s a powerful example from NY Times columnist David Brooks, one of my favorite columnists.  Tales of the Super Survivors...

read more

Make Product Demos Rock – Build Them Around A Story

Great example of weaving a story into a product demo.   When I advocate storytelling as an integral part of compelling presentations, I often hear this question from technical presenters (sales engineers, product managers, engineers, etc.): “How do I use stories in product demos?” Customers don’t use technology products in a vacuum.  They use them to solve real problems, problems they care about solving.  One of the key reasons for doing a product demo is...

read more

3 Simple Rules For Effective Teams

While Kathleen Eisenhardt with the Stanford Graduate School of Business speaks about how focusing on 3 simple rules is a signature of effective teams, the underlying thinking is a best practice for individuals, too. How does this apply to our client’s world?  We coach clients to focus on 3 simple techniques on a daily basis.  A client might be focused on: Using silence instead of verbal filler. This principle applies to any moment when they...

read more

The Picture Superiority Effect

The picture superiority effect, or pictorial superiority effect is the term that resulted from experiments that have shown that in human memory recall, pictures outperform text dramatically. When information is presented orally, after 3 days, people will only remember 10% of it. But if pictures are added, memory recall improves to 65%. YouTube / DigitalSplashMedia – via Iframely  Learn more at our Art of Prezi workshop >>

read more

Subscribe to Our Blog

Enter your Email:
Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz

Categories

Contact Us

Contribute a Blog Post (on how to be a more effective speaker and communicator.)

Alltop. Seriously?! I got in?