Friday, May 9, 2008
An aspiring young professional with fine suits and fast cars, it’s fair to say that Henry has a slightly inflated ego. Recently, Henry was given a make-or-break career opportunity – to deliver a stunning presentation. So what did Mr. MBA do?
Within 24 hours he assembled a knockout PowerPoint, complete with a fancy company template and exquisite bullet points. Henry pulled out all the stops. He even made handouts of his slides. It was a recipe for success. So he thinks…
Meet Henry. He doesn’t know any better.
Today we live in a business culture that abuses the art and science of public speaking. It’s a culture where PowerPoint is the norm, reading from you slides is accepted, and wasting everyone’s time is a given. When you think about it, it’s really quite disturbing.
Now… meet Erica. Erica is changing the world.