The Camera Doesn't Lie

Videotape yourself presenting and make sure you cover eight key points. It could make the difference between a poor presentation and a great one

If you plan on speaking, presenting, or pitching this year, here's a suggestion—resolve to put yourself on camera to improve your presentation skills. I've been thinking about this topic because on Jan. 6 the massive annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off in Las Vegas. In addition to keynotes from Cisco's (CSCO) John Chambers, Microsoft's (MSFT) Bill Gates, and Dell's (DELL) Michael Dell, there will be dozens of speakers for companies displaying or introducing new products.

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