Three New Guiding Principles for Business Presenters

March 18, 2015 in Author, Delivery, Greg Owen-Boger, Meetings, News, Posts for Buyers, Presentation, The Orderly Conversation

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Three New Guiding Principles for Business Presenters

greg_owen-boger_hi-res_colorBy Greg Owen-Boger

Think back to the most recent meeting or presentation that you led or participated in. Was it effective? Was it efficient?

If you’re like most business people I’ve asked, your response is a resounding “no.”

Imagine how much time, energy, money, and good will are squandered during inefficient meetings every day in conference rooms across the world. I’m not sure what kind of number to put on it, but I’m sure it would be a staggering amount.

If any other business process were this inefficient, we’d do anything in our power to fix it. But communication? Eh. It seems we’ve grown so accustomed to ineffective, time-wasting meetings and presentations that we simply allow them to happen.

It’s as if their inefficiency is simply the cost of doing business.

My colleagues and I think that the business world deserves something better.

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