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by Jeff Stibel | 2:28 PM June 27, 2011 Anytime a CEO, quarterback, engineer or author is paid ridiculous amounts of money, dozens of investors, armchair quarterbacks, and scholars jump in to debate the value of individual contributors versus teams. Bill Taylor wrote the most recent of many interesting pieces, where he argued provocatively that " great people are overrated ," in response to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's comment that a great engineer is worth 100 average engineers.
Over the past month, I attended three conferences. Each one brought together some of the greatest minds in B2B sales and marketing. Sadly, some of their presentations distracted us from their important messages.
Here is a cute little tip on how to automatically tweet useful links and tidbits of extra information during your presentation. It will make you look innovative, and get you a bunch of new followers too.
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Ban the banalities that bog down most speech openings. Defer the customary “nice-to-be-here” platitudes. Direct your audience more into fawning than yawning over your speech opening.
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Why is it that some people are so adept at standing in front of an audience and holding their attention while speaking, while others are not?
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Your outline is, in many ways, the birth of your speech. Outlines are vital for two reasons: they allow you to test your ideas, and they provide a guide from which your finished speech will take shape.
Public speaking is not for the faint of heart. It’s absolutely terrifying to stand up there on the podium while the audience stares laser-like at you, so really the least that you can do is make sure you dress the part of a public speaker. When you’ve got this part down, your next challenge is once you open your mouth to speak that you have something relevant to share.