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Always have a handout

If you’re going to make a speech, make sure everyone in the room walks away with something to share and remind them of you. If you don’t, you’ve wasted your time.

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What will they show their friends? What will they take back to the office?

Denise Gabel has a great example with her "Think and Do Pad". Watch her demonstrate:

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  1. Mike Walsh November 25, 2008 at 8:36 am #

    It’s a great idea Andy. It’s simple and inexpensive. I’ve spoken at a dozen or so events this year – lots of lost opportunity. Next time!

  2. Shama Hyder November 25, 2008 at 5:26 pm #

    Andy- this is brilliant! LOVE it!
    Totally makes you go “Damn! Wish I’d thought of that!”
    Where would one get these printed on bulk? Any thoughts?

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