Murphy's Law states: "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong." This is especially true and especially painful when there is an audience involved.



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The Weekly Might Have Missed List (07/20/08)

Overnight Sensation: Three Ways to Improve Your Speech Delivery — “In general, as part of your speech preparation, try to anticipate the things that can adversely affect your speech. Knowing that computers and projectors are prone to technical glitches, wait staff don’t always remember to not clear plates while you’re talking and audience members may not always be respectful can help you adequately prepare for potential problems.”

Art of Speaking Science: What if you can’t pronounce their name?

Zallas Technologies: Will You Pass the Flinch Test? — “There is a little test that professional buyers give to every salesperson. It is a test to see if they are confident in the price they presented. They call it the flinch test.”

Make Your Point with Pow’R: What obvious answers are you overlooking? — “As presenters, we get so used to the routine that we overlook the obvious and jump straight into complex solutions for simple problems.”

Software Safari: User Conference Overload: Bad Software Conference Activities We’d Like to See Disappear –If your people are giving presentations like this, you’re asking for problems.

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