Monthly Archives: November 2009

Tip #133: Lecture mode off

Don’t lecture, and don’t read from a script. Especially if you’re demoing over the phone, check in once in a while and see if I’m still there.

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Tip #132: Secret spy

If you’re presenting at an industry conference to a room full of people that includes press, showing slides stamped “Confidential” on screen sends a weird message.

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Tip #131: Lullaby

If you’re pitching me on the phone, talk to me.  Don’t read me the flippin’ press release. It puts me to sleep.


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