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5 Ways E-Learning Enables Effective Sales Training

Editor’s Note:  This is a guest post by Content Raven Sales trainers are smart people. They know when something is broken, and if The Bridge Group is correct and sales reps are only meeting their quota half of the time, then something is very broken.  It is clear that sales kick off events, in-room presentations, and mandated day-long training sessions are not working for the 50 percent of today’s sales learners who are failing to...

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5 Public-Speaking Tips TED Gives Its Speakers

from Forbes.com “Presentation literacy” isn’t an option anymore, according to TED Talks curator Chris Anderson. “It’s a core skill for the 21st century.” Anderson calls presentation and public-speaking skills a “superpower” for those who want to express their ideas. TED talks, which are viewed more than 1 billion times a year, have become the gold standard of public speaking. In his new book, TED Talks, Anderson gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the speakers...

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How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations Webinar

24-hour countdown… even if you are not available, register for the replay link. This presentation is offered as a “thank you” for your interest and continued connection with The Henderson Group. The Henderson Group is delighted to partner with Patricia Fripp. On Sept. 13th, at 11 AM (PST), 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...

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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...

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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...

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September Art of Prezi Workshop with The Henderson Group

We have a couple of seats left for the Sept. 22-23 Art of Prezi in San Francisco.  We’re also beginning to fill upcoming Art of Prezi workshops.  Please contact Chuck at 415-292-7587 or send us a message at the bottom of this post for more information or to reserve a seat. Art of Prezi with Terry Gault and Summer Thommen in San Francisco, CA. Prezi is quickly becoming the preferred alternative to stale and tedious...

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What The Heck Should I Do with My Hands?

by Terry Gault This question often comes up in my conversations with clients. Speaking in front of a group of people, it’s easy to feel exposed and self-conscious—which tends to exacerbate any anxiety we may feel about how we represent ourselves or how we feel about the strength of our content. The main goal is learning to be self-aware (so that we know how we are representing ourselves) and can make choices in the moment....

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Can any topic be made compelling with good presentation skills?

by Terry Gault Well, there may be a topic that CANNOT be compelling with good presentation skills … but I don’t know what that might be. Here’s an example of one our clients who delivers a terrific and fun presentation on the topic of Fair Division. The Presenter: Mark Probst is a Software Engineer at Xamarin.  Xamarin provides a platform for mobile application development as well as a cloud-based testing service to ensure high quality application...

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You can’t handle the truth!

by Terry Gault During a recent conversation with David, a client, we were discussing giving feedback to service providers online.  David noted that he uses a developer in Malaysia (or was it Singapore?) for an app he wanted to build.  He said this developer (Let’s call him Sam) to be “the best developer he’s ever known”.  Recently, Sam asked David to give him some feedback using a numbered survey.  He gave Sam a 5 (out of...

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