Five tips for beating presentation anxiety

Making presentations in front of a group of people is feared worse than death by most people.  Literally.  There is an antidote!  It’s called practice and preparation.  It is the only thing that will beat presentation anxiety.  Here are some tools that can help your preparation: Start with the kindest audience Once you know what … More Five tips for beating presentation anxiety

Productivity Tips: Outlook Easter Eggs!

The best features in Outlook 2010 are not social network updates or  threaded conversations, though those are invaluable.  The best features are the little-noticed “Clean Up” and “Ignore”.  In 2008 on this very blog I pined for official versions of these features’ early incarnations, Thread Compressor and Thread Killer.  Now that these features have made it … More Productivity Tips: Outlook Easter Eggs!

Anything worthwhile doing is worthwhile doing lousy

 A great paragraph from the marketing classic Positioning has me thinking about so many things: starting a band again, trying new things at work, taking more adventurous trips… Make mistakes Anything worthwhile doing is worthwhile doing lousy. if it wasn’t worthwhile doing, you shouldn’t have done it at all. On the other hand, if it … More Anything worthwhile doing is worthwhile doing lousy