Are you ever tempted to think this?
Let's face it. Much of what we communicate on a daily basis could be replaced by a computer or website someday. So where can humans outperform computers?
So if "get rich quick" and "webinar" don't belong in the same sentence, what now?
My heart breaks. Truly.
Peter Drucker once noted, "As soon as you move one step up from the bottom, your effectiveness depends on your ability to reach others through the spoken and written word." Today's note isn't about "webinars," per se. It's about the foundations that help you succeed at them.
You're using virtual presentations or classrooms, you're more productive than ever, and we know you're a real professional. (we know because commitment to personal growth in a discipline is a hallmark of a real pro, and you're not likely reading this blog if you're not)
Teddy Roosevelt once quipped, "People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives."
Do you know who often delivers the most lackluster webinar presentations?
The great news is that Effective Virtual Meetings: Seven Ways to Boost Your Virtual Meeting IQ is that it was interactive and there were a ton of questions. The bad news is that when there’s 500 people in the audience, you can’t get to them all.
You're a presenter, trainer, marketer, sales person. You know stuff. And it's likely that you from time to time you need to remind yourself how much you know that is of value to others.