when things go wrong

“The Single Most Important Question Ever”

Intro by Terry Gault Article by David Burk of The Electron Shop This article touches on a technique that we’ve been preaching to our clients for about 2 decades. In fact, I refer to it as “the most powerful communication technique I have ever learned.” I also refer to it as “the most underutilized communication technique I have ever learned.” If you are practicing it regularly, it will transform your communications with others in a...

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When Things Go Wrong in Public Speaking

by Terry Gault It’s all very well to be prepared for a talk or presentation, but if something goes awry (a cell phone rings, the wrong slide pops up, you forget your place, etc), it’s easy to panic. This tends to produce anxiety, and stress = sweaty palms, physical tremors, accelerated heart rate and more. When this happens, we begin to focus on the feeling of anxiety and not what’s happened to interrupt the presentation....

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Avoid a Presentation Meltdown

Apparent teleprompter issues saw the ‘Transformers’ director, Michael Bay, walk off the stage during Samsung’s CES 2014 show. YouTube / CNET – via Iframely It’s all very well to be prepared for a talk or presentation, but if something goes awry (a cell phone rings, the wrong slide pops up, you forget your place, etc), it’s easy to panic.  It can happen to the best of us! See our post on When Things Go Wrong...

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