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Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever by Karen Hough

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TWOYOU ARE THE PRESENTATION

So Be Your Baddest You

We all refer to presentations in the third person, as though they were objects: “Send the presentation to Marketing” or “Post the presentation to the intranet.”

This assumes that the presentation is the PowerPoint file, the technology, the content. But guess what? The real presentation is you. You are the one who can make all of those mere props — PowerPoint slides, flip charts, pictures — come to life and have meaning. A slide deck without a person isn’t a presentation. It’s a document. So, if Marketing really wants the presentation sent over to them, you should just mail yourself in a manila envelope.

Do you think actors wait until the set, costumes, and props are in place before they rehearse ...

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