How to Maintain Control of the Q&A Following a Presentation

Controlling the Q&A

You’ve just delivered a great presentation. Now it’s time for the Q&A and the first person to raise her hand asks: “Can you give me more details about this new technology?” and you’re left speechless. You don’t have the answer.

Bring a Content Expert

The Q&A following a presentation can be more important than the presentation itself. If you flub the group discussion you’ve lost your audience.

Be prepared for any question, including the ones you can’t answer yourself.

In that case, be sure to have a …Read more…

“Thank you, Mr. President” — Lessons Learned from Helen Thomas

WH2When Helen Thomas, the legendary White House correspondent, died last week she left us with her legacy of “firsts.”

She was the first woman reporter in the White House press corps, first woman president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, and the first woman elected to the Gridiron Club, a select group of Washington’s most distinguished journalists.

How Did She Do It?

How did she break down the barriers and get into those elite “clubs?” What can we learn from her? …Read more…