When you prepare to present to a principal whose lines you want to represent, you are going to learn as much about the company as you can. This is common sense. And often what makes a presentation successful is not a specific skill, but rather simple common sense.
I’ve seen speakers do some very inappropriate things during a speech — things that have little to do with content or delivery but which affect their credibility and the quality of their speech.
For example, telling an audience as you start that you did not have much time for preparation is unfortunately … Read the rest