Myth Busted–pitching and the passion trap

By Chris Lundberg A good bit of the conventional wisdom regarding pitching–especially in the entrepreneurial context–has solidified around two goals: 1) tell a good story, and; 2) pitch with passion. It is hard to argue against either of these things: a compelling narrative is always helpful, and showing passion can boost a pitch.

Myth Busted–speed kills? The best rate for good presentations

By Christian Lundberg One of the most hallowed pieces of advice that public speaking and presentation consultants give their clients is to slow down. The advice makes intuitive sense: when you are speaking in a high-stakes situation, you are likely to be a bit nervous, and when we are a bit nervous, we tend to […]