Presentation Tips: The Solution to “Too Much Detail” by Dean Brenner (The Latimer Group)

Several of our coaching conversations at The Latimer Group lately have been focused around one particular challenge: When I am speaking to my boss, how do I stay out of the weeds? I get stuck in the deep detail, and he/she gets frustrated with me. Sound familiar? “Too much detail” is a constant issue in the … Continue reading Presentation Tips: The Solution to “Too Much Detail” by Dean Brenner (The Latimer Group)

Presentation Tips: Embrace the Space by Dean Brenner (The Latimer Group)

In many workshops, we see two parallel fears come up over and over. People fear silence when they’re speaking. Silence makes them uncomfortable. Therefore, they often fill the silence with more sound — extra words and non-words (we call them “verbal pauses’). And at the same time, people fear empty space on slides. White space … Continue reading Presentation Tips: Embrace the Space by Dean Brenner (The Latimer Group)

Getting Your Delivery from “Negative” to “Positive” byDean Brenner (the Latimer Group)

We talk all the time about message development — clarity of and organization of message make it easier for people to listen to you. And if you do all the right things on your message plan, and then translate it into a good slide deck, the final piece of the puzzle is your delivery. Once … Continue reading Getting Your Delivery from “Negative” to “Positive” byDean Brenner (the Latimer Group)

Hoya Highlight: Sarabeth Boak (C’11)

Career Reflections What is the best career advice you have ever received? Don’t waste the best years of your life executing someone else’s vision. What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? Every single day I go to work in my startup is both rewarding and filled with constant anxiety. Ask me again … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Sarabeth Boak (C’11)