by Allison Pollard Then what? You did it—you gave a presentation! You may be ready to go relax or celebrate as soon as it’s over. And you may be surprised by attendees wanting to talk to you as you’re packing up your materials to leave. They want to engage you more on your topic, ask […]
by: Jen Willems @j3nwillems “If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade” – Tom Peters Women in Agile made a call for speakers to engage in their Launching New Voices (LNV) program. This was a unique opportunity that couldn’t be passed up! The prereqs seemed simple enough: Interested in presenting a short […]
by Allison Pollard What should I do the day of the event? Learning what to do on the day of the event came from experiences that went less-than-perfectly for us or friends of ours. Let’s start with the good advice that we should follow all of the time and especially when we have a big […]
by Allison Pollard What can I do to practice? You are wise to practice before your big event! While some speakers brag about making last-minute changes to their presentations just hours before an event, many of us practice aloud to ourselves or do dry-runs with trusted friends to reduce our own stress and minimize the […]
by Allison Pollard How do I submit to speak at conferences? At some point, you may wish to speak at a conference or other event that has an open call for topics. Writing a submission that gets picked can be tricky. Part of it is your ability to craft a clear proposal that resonates. The […]
by Madhavi Pradhan Our Singapore chapter recently conducted an event focused on remote facilitation, a useful topic for everyone these days. Head over to LinkedIn and check it out!