Weekly episodes dedicated to primitive habits for a digital world. Uncage yourself from the war on your attention, and rediscover the practical instincts to help you connect, inspire, and create meaning for others. Let's get back to the basics of great presentations. Subscribe for insights on how you can win the war against the digital side effects plaguing your presentations.
#019: The Primal Presenter Masters Technology
13:58In this episode, we are going to be discussing how the primal presenter masters technology. Let's admit it...the new normal is here and so you may find yourself challenged by the prospect of having to give another virtual presentation. Presentations are challenging enough and then to stack on the difficulty of presenting in situation where you are dependent on your computer, your webcam, your office lighting, it can be become a complete headache.
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#016: The Primal Presenter Knows When to Use Synchronous vs Asynchronous Communication
13:39In this episode, we are going to be discussing how working remotely provides a number of benefits and perks. Employees are provided with more autonomy and the ability to work how and when they choose. However, this freedom can also create communication habits that may not be the best for everyone.
#015: The Primal Presenter Shares Big Ideas
12:50In this episode, we are going to be discussing how the primal presenter shares big ideas. They dream big. They think big. They share messages that make a big impact. Many people believe public speaking is a blend of art and genetic advantage. As if some people were given a special slice of DNA that enabled them to be magnetic and form a special connection with their listeners. But what if it wasn’t genetics at all? What if they simply had learned the framework of a great presentation? For over a fifteen years now, my team and have designed presentations for some of the biggest brands in the world, and during that time, I’ve uncovered the secret that makes a big idea speech truly great and more imporantly, doable by anyone including you. And, I'll show how it is accomplished on the other side.
#014: The Primal Presenter Understands the Basics of Great Presentations
18:00In this episode, we are going to be discussing how the primal presenter understands the basics of great presentations. He or she shatters digital contraints, and they are the opposite of most speakers today. They are calm, focused, and uncaged from the handicaps our digital world enforces. They don't chase technology. They don't adopt fads. And, they are winning the war against distraction and resistance which are the offspring from digital chaos.
#013: The Primal Presenter Rehearses Well
13:39In this episode, we are going to be discussing how the primal presenter rehearses well. He or she doesn't wait until the last minute, and they are definitely not off the cuff. Rather, they are deliberate. They are intentional. They plan everything. Every word. Every phrase. Every story. It has a meaning and purpose. It was thought through, planned, and practiced.
#012: The Primal Presenter Knows How to Pitch
17:28In this episode, we are going to be discussing how the primal presenter knows how to pitch. He or she understands the complexity of pitching and has mastered the art and science of this beautiful craft. Let's face it. Presentations are difficult. Pitching is even more challenging. The reason why is you are dealing generally with more skepticism, more resistance, and you are there to ask for something which gives your investors all of the leverage.
#011: The Primal Presenter Knows How to End a Presentation
15:15In this episode, we are going to be discussing how to end a presentation. Last week, we dove into 7 creative ways on how you can start a presentation. Today, we are going to be jumping into 5 techniques you can utilize to bring your presentation to a close. All that to say, last week was all about first impressions. Today's conversation is all about last impressions.
#010: The Primal Presenter Knows How to Start a Presentation
19:03In this episode, we are going to be discussing the best ways to start any presentation. Let's face it. We live in a world full of judges. The sad reality: you are going to judged during your next presentation. Your audience is going to evaluate how you dress, how you talk, how your slides look, and they will put a lot of weight into your first and last impression. All of it matters, and if we had more time we would tackle each of these items one-by-one. However, since our time is short, we'll chip away at them in small chunks. With that said, we'll focus on the first and last impression piece this week and next week and then go from there. So, let's jump into it by tackling how to make a great first impression. It starts with knowing how to open your presentation. First impressions absolutely matter, and you want to mitigate any unnecessary judgment that will be placed upon you. You can minimize this damage by starting your presentation properly.