Interview Tips

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Interviews are the ultimate challenge in presenting. You are in essence presenting yourself, but you are not in control! It’s almost like a texas style presentation with no protected time. So how can you control the interview and present yourself in the best light?

Thanks to my cover letter, I’ve recently had the chance to go to a lot of interviews. And one thing I can say for sure is that there is no substitute for experience. I can honestly say every interview I did was better than the last. And although I may not be an expert on interviews, I have made some major blunders/discoveries which I would like to share with you.

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The Alberta Energy Challenge 2013: Keynotes

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As many of you know, I recently had the pleasure of hosting the Alberta Energy Challenge along with my Co-Chair and the top notch AEC Organizing Committee.

Over the course of 5 days we had the pleasure of watching some great presentations and a couple of amazing keynote speakers: Ken Chapman and Don Swystun. I really wish we had recorded their speeches. Though they had vastly different styles, they both had one thing in common: They were both engaging speakers!

For this post I’m going to compare both of their speaking styles and identify what makes them such engaging speakers!

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