Posts Tagged ‘storytelling’

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say it That Counts

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The most important and most effective sales and business development tool at your immediate disposal is underutilized and unperfected. That amazing tool is your voice. Whole-body communications is exercising the mind, voice and body muscles in sync. In order to be understood you need to be able to deliver informative, effective, and emotionally engaging presentations. […]

How to Engage Your Audience at Their Level

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Successful communication/presentation skills are based in part on how well you perceive, incorporate and engage your audience. Whether your audiences are one-on-one or thousands you need to engage them in dialogue —no monologues, no oratory. Because your goal is to connect with your listeners, to get them to listen, and to get them to want more. […]

How to get audience attention every time you pitch!

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Grabbing Audience Attention is Step 1 How do you get your audience’s attention? Next, how do you engage your audience? Finally, how do you get them to want to hear more? The rules apply if you’re selling, pitching, or speaking regardless of the situation. The most common opening used by over 80% of people pitching starts […]

How to Pitch a win/win for Scientists and Researchers

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Know your audience to pitch for a win/win. To successfully pitch for a win/win you need to know your audience and what they are looking for. Don’t make the mistake one pitch fits all. Your opening remarks — your metaphorical story — your WHY— should address the needs of your specific audience.       […]

How to Present the WHY in your Research Value?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

How to successfully present your research value. To successfully present your research value for a win/win with regulators, scientific advisory boards, investors and potential investors you need to use more of your right brain. As scientists, researchers, and medical professionals you’re geared to be logical, sequential, analytical, etc. — left brain thinkers. Thinkers who focus on […]

Bio/Pharma Scientists and Researchers – Presentation Tips for Success

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Scientists, researchers and medical professionals in the Bio/Pharma world need more than facts and information, feature function and data-filled PowerPointless presentations to succeed with regulatory agencies, venture capitalists, and angel investors. The only thing more powerful than a big idea is your ability to communicate/sell that idea to others — specifically, to sell the value […]

It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it that counts.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it that counts. And even that’s not enough for you to be fully understood. There’s a big difference between what someone says as opposed to what they’re really saying. And this is where emotional intelligence comes into play. How sharp are your skills in reading the […]

As a Presenter and Leader can you Paint the Black?

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

A presenter who can “ paint the black ” has learned how to understand the audience, how to create a presentation specific to that audience, and practiced and developed the skills to successfully “paint the black.” Avid and knowledgeable baseball fans understand what it means to “paint the black.” It’s all about precision. A baseball […]

Surviving and Succeeding in a Commoditized Marketplace

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Can you make a silk purse from a sow’s ear? In other words, can you coach/train people into presentation, communication, speaking champions?

Why Storytelling Works for Educators

Monday, October 26th, 2015

StorySelling works! Educators need to learn how to continually connect with their audiences in the classroom to get the students more deeply involved in the material. Storytelling works for educators. Storytelling, or StorySelling, tools make content relevant. Mastering the art of StorySelling is explained here in Forbes/Entrepreneurs. Learning through stories is how our minds naturally work to […]