In an increasingly skeptical culture, authenticity is now the most important component of any presentation you give.
News media interviews are often nerve-racking. Someone is asking you questions (any question they want really) and is either writing down various things you say or is recording every word. Still, spokespeople shouldn’t fear media interviews because every single one of them is an opportunity. Some media interviews are clear opportunities for you (or the…
Mark Shapiro is no doubt good at understanding baseball – but he’s not a modern communicator. Mr. Shapiro was hired late last year as the new Blue Jays President to replace the retiring Paul Beeston. His entry was immediately marked by the departure of GM Alex Anthopolous. The situation wasn’t the best but quite recoverable….
Storytelling. In 1748, the British aristocrat John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, loved playing cards. He loved playing so much that he seldom stepped away to eat. So he came up with the idea to eat beef between slices of bread, which would allow him to eat and play cards at the same time….