In case you missed them, here are the best Deliberate posts from April, May, and June 2023. Click on a link to read the post in LinkedIn.
Posts on message development & delivery. Here are the best (my opinion) & most popular (number of views):
Drawing/whiteboarding during a presentation is a great way to engage an audience. This carousel gives some easy-to-apply tips. It was the most viewed Deliberate post.
Body language is important, even in a remote presentation.
Message before media before practice. Practice is where you win.
A series of posts with observations and best practices for Executive Summaries that support a major proposal:
Message & win theme
Connection to proposal & pitch
Internal & external resources you can leverage
Series wrap up
This series, while a bit snarky, covers worst presentation practices to avoid and will continue next quarter.
Back to the audience (quit reading us your slides!)
Ice breakers (they suck)
No Call to Action (you don't get what you don't ask for)
Dense slides (ugh)
Most folks know me for my messaging work. But I have an innovation management background too. For me, the two are closely linked. Most popular posts:
This carousel makes fun of innovation funnels practiced by large companies.
Define strategic alignment when screening ideas.
HISTORY OF DELIBERATE CONSULTING
This series dove into the how and why behind the creation of Deliberate
Some travel tips:
Introduction to Travel Tuesdays
Tip: Travel Light
Tip: Packing Essentials
Tip: Photo Record
Tip: Known Traveler Programs
Tip: Getting Around
Tip: Airport Lounges
I'll shift from travel tips to travel observations next quarter
Plus I brag about some of my favorite people:
This series will continue next quarter, too.
NEED HELP WITH YOUR MESSAGING OR INNOVATION?
Let me know. It's what I do.
And take a look at the tip sheets you can buy & download: