Whenever we meet executives, worldwide, and talk to them about failure demand, we get the same response,
“I haven’t heard of failure demand before, I’ve never thought of the world like that… but I can see the opportunity to improve my organisation is immense.”
It is such a simple concept, yet understanding it, and acting on it, is one of the greatest levers you have for improving performance. However, until you learn about failure demand, and more importantly its causes, it is an invisible problem. Continue reading
Having covered how to draft compelling content (part 1), and use smart design (part 2), the final part of this series looks at how to deliver your presentation for maximum impact.
What is your first response when asked to get up in front of an audience to showcase your expertise?
For some people, giving a presentation is a fun experience, while for others, it can be an intimidating prospect. If you belong to the latter group of people, you’re not alone. Did you know that presenting to an audience regularly tops the list in surveys of people’s top fears? Here’s the good news: public speaking is a skill, which means it can be learned.
Here are a number of tips for giving better presentations that may serve you well. Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to expand your business overseas? Wondering how you can even start? Find out on this AmCham podcast, where we hear from Bruno Mascart, the Managing Partner of Asia Pacific of Altios International.
What did you take away from AmCham that you would not have gained at another internship? What was the biggest difference between learning about corporate culture in the classroom and experiencing it first-hand?
These are just some of the questions answered in this EyeLevel presentation, which hones in on AmCham’s internship program. Continue reading
As society adapts to the changing times, forgoing maps for virtual GPS systems, landlines for Snapchat, and taxi cabs for ride-hailing services, so do super malls adapt to the changing course of retail shopping. Over the past decade, landlords of large shopping centres have signed leases with more and more food businesses, leading to the growth of restaurants, fast-food chains, and cafes in an effort to counteract the declining foot traffic to retail stores.
Because revenue is declining in retail and department stores, shopping centres are attempting to boost sales in the food sector. But with the influx of dozens of new food stores – one mall went from thirty-four to ninety-three food outlets in just three years – there is an increase in competition among food eateries without the customer traffic necessary to support it. This is leading to outstanding rent prices with little to no tangible profits to offset such high costs. Continue reading
Have you wondered how the economy is affected by international trade? Are you questioning how the Trump administration will change trade policy? Find out on this AmCham “How Business Really Works” podcast. Our guest Nate Olson (Washington D.C.) discusses hard-hitting issues involving trade in the 21st century, trade under Trump, and changes to the TPP with host Duff Watkins (Sydney, Australia).
Employers in all sectors of the global economy are now, more than ever, focused on attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.
We believe communication is the key to bridging the divide between groups of people across business units, offices, cities, countries and cultures.
Live video can be used as a tool to help broaden and diversify the talent pool to drive engagement and build working relationships. Continue reading
In part 1 of this series on how to create winning presentations, we focused on drafting compelling content.
Today we will talk about how to use smart presentation design to conceptualize your ideas and convey information clearly and powerfully. Just like your content, design needs to match the situation and audience.