- Before You Reach for the PowerPoint Icon, Pull Out a Pad of Paper.
- Tell a Story, Don’t Just Rely On Facts and Statistics.
- Fewer Words Mean More Listening
- Fewer Charts Mean More Time for Discussion
- You Know Your Stuff: Have a Conversation
My latest article is out and focuses on improving effectiveness for presentations to customers and stakeholders. I was inspired to write on this topic by the recent passing of Amar Bose and a couple lessons I learned during a talk he gave at MIT in the late 1980's.
The latest edition of LiDAR News is out. I contributed an article espousing some of the lessons learned from Eric Ries' bestseller The Lean Startup. While the book's principles certainly lend themselves best to web-based software products, there is plenty that can be applied to those having significant hardware elements. The three best practices I highlight are:
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