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7 Ways to Cut the Fat from Your Speech or Presentation

January 31, 2014

One of the best ways to surprise and delight a speech audience is to leave them wanting more. After all, nobody ever left a room saying, “I wish that speech had been longer!”

Whether you’re putting together your own presentation or writing a speech for someone else to deliver, your first priority is to fight bloat and keep it focused.


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Rob Biesenbach Rob Biesenbach is a corporate communication pro, actor and author. He’s written hundreds of speeches for CEOs and executives and is a professional speaker. He’s a former VP at Ogilvy PR and press secretary to a state attorney general. A Second City-trained actor and improviser, he has appeared in nearly 200 stage and commercial productions. He brings these worlds together in his workshops and books, including “11 Deadly Presentation Sins.”

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