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Making your mind up!

In the forthcoming general election you may be finding the constant repetition of campaign slogans is making it difficult to decide which side to chose.  The nuts and bolts approach is stick to basics and so your first reaction to the following scenario may reveal where your unconscious sympathies lie.

Cast your mind back  to the days of sailing ships and you learn that a mutiny has taken place at sea.  Following news of the mutiny, before you know any of the facts, who is it your first instinct to blame:

 

Give the question a moment’s thought then continue to Random Thoughts and let’s see if it has helped to make up your mind.

Presentations are not Ego-trips.

I recently attended couple of short presentations and because the presenter was clearly new to the game, I won’t make a big issue of the self-indulgent mannerisms that detracted from what was otherwise a worthwhile experience.

However, it’s not a good idea to muse out loud, continually ask for a show of hands (for no apparent reason) or try to ingratiate yourself with the audience by the use of feeble jokes

What really drives me to write this post is that both presentations started well before the advertised time and that’s a massive No – No!

Click on The Training Charter to learn more about presentation techniques.

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