Remaining At Your Best When Presenting, In Person or Via the Web

Something out of the ordinary could happen every other time you stand in front of a group.

Lights can go out, power can fail, emergencies can occur, and you have to be ready. And these days, presenting online, all kinds of technical difficulties could arise.

In the late 1990s, I had the opportunity to speak at the World Trade Center, south building, on the 55th floor. The views were magnificent and the ability to see far into New Jersey, and the surrounding waterways, was a sight to behold. The Trade Center towers, nevertheless, had always been a strange set of buildings, so bleak and unadorned, rising up from the bottom tip of Manhattan. To be inside them was ‘otherworldly.’ Today, of course, they are gone.

The group to which I was speaking that day was a U.S. government agency, back then a division of the Department of Treasury, known as ATF, short for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. My topic was managing the pace with grace. These agents all endured rather rigorous schedules, and the opportunity for them to have a one-day retreat was a welcome change in their daily routines.

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Posted by Jeff Davidson

Jeff Davidson is the world's only holder of the title "The Work-Life Balance Expert®" as awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is the premier thought leader on work-life balance, integration, and harmony.

Jeff speaks to organizations that seek to enhance their overall productivity by improving the effectiveness of their people. He is the author of Breathing Space, Simpler Living, Dial it Down, and Everyday Project Management. Visit for more information on Jeff's keynote speeches and seminars, including:
* Managing the Pace with Grace®
* Achieving Work-Life Balance™
* Managing Information and Communication Overload®

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