This is the sequel to “7 Points of Effective Presentation: Killer Powerpoint Slides.” Last week, we started work on a presentation with a client. We identified 7 important areas for improvement, and the client created a very effective slide stack as a result of our effort. However, the delivery of the material is equally […]
Today is both Pi Day and Albert Einstein’s birthday. Is that a coincidence?
By “easy reading” I mean really easy, i.e. big letters, just one sentence (above), and no links or other distractions. Although it is meaningful enough to go as a wisdom quote, it is actually the title of a great book by Simon Sinek, one of the most prominent management gurus of our time – “Leaders […]
I am going through a “killer presentation” sent over by a client, and I am excited…. I am excited because I see that we have a good topic for a successful coaching session: it will bring immediate result. Actually, I see two successful sessions coming, because every presentation is built on two pillars: the slide […]
What is the one thing that determines your success? Google for it, and the top answers will probably be: positive attitude, action, discipline, followed by “trust”, “leadership”, “networking”, “team”,” good timing”, “determination” … and many other good words. Do you see a profound gap here, both on the individual and on the organizational level?
Earlier today, I dozed off at the computer and eventually saw the reflection of my face reflected on the dark screen. That was a revelation. Definitely, I could benefit from an unbiased opinion about my facial expression. After some research, I stumbled across an interesting online tool: PhotoFeeler. All you have to do is upload […]
Let’s face it: we live in the world of lies. We are telling lies and are being blatantly lied to every day, 24/7. That’s exactly why my initial statement may have surprised you – at first: because we are all used to lies. Not you? How about these: “Guys, I know you work hard.” “No, […]
There is a phenomenon known as “induced demand.” For example, if you have a congested road network, widening highways will not ease congestion sustainably; often the congestion gets worse, because of the “induced traffic.” You may have experienced this phenomenon yourself: you have already reduced your sleep time, your TV time, your “quality family time” […]
If you want to be successful, learn from people who have reached great success before you: this is more efficient than going by trial and error. And there’s always a lot to learn from a successful person.
If you are a professional project manager, you have been through this many times. You get a project to run, receive a list of specialists assigned to the project, start making your calls – and see that the team that you will have to spend a better part of your life with in the coming months […]