Presenting Online – Raising the Bar

We're over four months in now from Lockdown, and still, a large proportion of people are working from home. In their home offices, studies, spare bedrooms or even in their gardens. The universal Zoom meetings are prevailing. Many moaning about them, complaining of Zoom' itis but also some taking to them like a duck to water. The standard of online presenting has dramatically improved, naturally. More important, though, are expectations. You're expected now to give a half-decent online video presentation. The bar has risen. Here's what's required of you now…

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10 Online Video Meeting Tips

I spend around 75% of my time online, on video, with clients either live or recorded. I’ve been conducting business this way ever since we came out of the financial crash in 2012 and fully expect this to continue unabated. The percentage may increase as the world of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality comes tumbling in. So I’ve made all the mistakes you can imagine, but like you, I learn from my mistakes so here’s my ten tips for you. If it’s a meetup with several people, treat it like…

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How to do LinkedIn Video

Look on LinkedIn newsfeed, and you’ll witness dozens of trainer or coach-led video clips usually involving head and shoulder presentations from an expert in a topic. I do them myself. How long do you watch these for? Are they really engaging? I'm not sure anymore. Whiz back in time to the Old Grey Whistle Test from the enthusiasm. BBC2 was the only place you could experience decent bands playing on the TV, and we loved it. They brought in bands from the USA and the UK, plonked them in a…

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