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poseyblog is trying something new in 2020 - we’re keeping posts under 1300 characters. You can always get more depth and resources in poseycorp’s newsletter - subscribe here! One of the first things Nancy Duarte tells us in her great … [Read more...] about People remember stories
[Editor's note: This is an updated version of a post originally published in 2016.] You know that one of the keys to giving a great presentation (to any audience of any size) is to give the audience what they want and need. But how do you get into … [Read more...] about Who is your audience? What do they want?
We talk about stories all the time on poseyblog. All the time. Why? Because stories are incredibly powerful communication tools. Do not communicate without including stories. Tell stories to your team in your all hands, on TV, in a keynote speech and … [Read more...] about Talk to the whole brain! Stir feelings!
Even if you have an amazing company, a wonderful story to tell and artful messages and soundbites to tell it, you need more to get any decent reporter to write about you. You need third party validation - customer references, independent data, … [Read more...] about Don’t assume they’ll believe you
OK, Magellan! You’ve identified your audiences and their concerns. You’ve mapped the new planet that your audiences inhabit. You’re learning a ton. You’re ready to test the messages you’ve created. Our world is noisy, chaotic and … [Read more...] about Getting started: Test your message
In Tim Ferriss’s Tools of Titans, Chris Sacca said this: “Whether you are raising money, pitching your product to customers, selling the company, or recruiting employees, never forget that underneath all the math and the MBA bulls**t talk, we are all … [Read more...] about Engage your lizard brain!