The Two-Hour-Plus Presentation

In the age of YouTube (GOOG), texting, and tweeting, your audience's attention span is shrinking. It's becoming harder to keep your listeners engaged for more than 90 seconds. We've offered tips on crafting an effective elevator pitch, even an escalator pitch, in the past, but the fact is, as a business leader, you'll often be required to speak for much longer periods of time, anywhere from a few hours to a full day. Here are four ways to keep your listeners paying attention during your next long presentation.

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