Étienne Garbugli

Entrepreneur & Lean B2B Author

Avoid weak words

By Étienne Garbugli | October 29, 2012 | 0 Comment

Be confident and affirmative, don’t use weak words like «I think», «I believe», etc (Guillaume Demers).

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Tell people what you are going to tell them

By Étienne Garbugli | October 22, 2012 | 0 Comment

Tell them (audience) what you are going to tell them (the intro), Tell them (the body), Tell them what you just told them (the conclusion).  Much of public speaking and getting things to stick is repetition (Aristotle).

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Help your audience focus

By Étienne Garbugli | August 29, 2012 | 0 Comment

You can have busy slides or be busy speaking, never both at the same time.

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Speak slow-ly

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Speak slower. Fast speaking gives a sense of nervousness, lack of confidence and that the information conveyed is not important (Neil Strauss).

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Stick to the rule of 3

By Étienne Garbugli | August 16, 2012 | 0 Comment

Stick to the rule of three for presentations. You might have twenty points to make about your service, but your audience is only capable of retaining three or four points in short term memory (Steve Jobs).

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Be comfortable in silence

By Étienne Garbugli | August 9, 2012 | 0 Comment

When presenting, be comfortable in the silences you create, people are listening.

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