TED Talks are seen as the gold standard of all presentations. They stand out from other presentations given their effectiveness in conveying compelling and accurate information in an easy-to-understand, concise format. They rely on the actual presentation and much less on slides.
If you’ve been invited to give a presentation to the C suite, it’s important to focus on delivering a message that is bright and brief. Long-winded speeches and going off topic are not going to cut it in a high-level executive presentation. Today’s leaders are looking for you to be succinct.
What many of us miss the most from attending in-person events, is seeing our friends and colleagues, as well as making new professional acquaintances. These relationships serve to nurture our personal lives and careers and we often gain lifelong friends and career opportunities from these encounters. Now that we are dealing with a virtual world it even more important to take steps to reach across the screen and be seen. Here are some tips that can help you succeed with networking at your next virtual event.
If PowerPoint is the first thing that comes to your mind when you are prepping for a presentation, you are not alone. PowerPoint has become the business standard and is often an expectation. But if you simply focus your attention on the number of slides needed to fill an hour-long talk, you may lose sight of the real purpose of your presentation which is to connect with your audience while delivering your message.
A lot has changed in our work lives since the start of the pandemic and while some workers have gone back to the office, remote or at least hybrid work environments are likely here to stay. The impact of not working alongside our fellow employees however, can include communication issues and the risk of being “out of sight and “out of mind”. Staying relevant and seen is vital. The following strategies will help you avoid “proximity bias”, protect your job and promote your success when working offsite.
With health and wellbeing programs continuing to be offered in digital spaces and the crowded landscape in social these days, a frequent concern for retail dietitians is how to effectively market your programs and services to consumers.
There has been an increase in the number of retail dietitians who have added client consultations to their portfolio of services in the past few years and in some instances, the topic of supplement use and recommendations will arise. When answering questions and providing advice regarding supplements it’ important to keep in mind licensing provisions in your specific state or country.
Many retail RD programs and services have a direct impact on product sales as one measure of return-on-investment. At the same time, retail RDs have added individual consults and tele-nutrition to their suite of offerings as they bring in dollars from an alternative revenue stream. Recent announcements by the federal government provide potential additional opportunity in this space for retail RDs.