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Better media interviews

The election has changed the rules of media interviews

May 26, 2010

For the last 13 years we have got used to a certain type of media interview.  The interviewer is aggressive and the interviewee is trying to get their points across, often without any true conversation. Listening to Ed Miliband on the Andrew Marr show last week...

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A new ebook on pricing

February 3, 2010

This new book is not only beautiful to look at, it has some useful insights into pricing. Have a look at  Fixed to Flexible by Todd Sattersten.  In particular he gives some examples from the book publishing industry which seems to be learning from...

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How NOT to Prepare a Presentation

February 2, 2010

How do you prepare a presentation?  First, understand how NOT to prepare a presentation. This what most people do to prepare presentations: 1. Switch on their computer 2. Open up PowerPoint 3. Search out other presentations given recently 4. Start making changes to PowerPoint slides...

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You are the presentation

January 29, 2010

Top ten tips for putting together a presentation

January 22, 2010

"Do you have any tips for better presentations?" We are often asked for a few tips on putting presentations and talks together. To complement the various guides I have written and courses I run, I have assembled this collection of quotations which get across the...

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