Expert virtual assistance with all four of the critical areas of presentation
STRONG MESSAGE CRAFTING enables you to tell the story of your mission or your organization with power and weight.
SMART PRESENTATION DESIGN tells the world that you know the right way to deliver information: spoken, shown, and printed.
SUCCESSFUL DELIVERY empowers you to find the most genuine version of yourself.
Rick Altman has mastered the art of virtual training.”
Scott Summerfield, quoted in 2019, pre-Covid.
Altman on Messaging
Corporate culture has dictated that more is better with regard to presentation content. That has not served us well. It has hurt us as storytellers. You can do better.”
What does it mean to design?
Most content creators do not have a background in design, and yet they are asked to design presentations every day. No wonder this stuff is hard.”
Putting Hand to Mouse
Most people are undertrained in PowerPoint. Most people have spent less than an hour learning it. Anyone who attends my workshop—or really any workshop, but I hope you choose mine—is going to have several legs up on their counterparts in the industry.”
Perfection is not the goal
While there are certainly folks who seem as if they were born to present, that is certainly not the only path to success. There are skills you can learn and physical behaviors you can employ to help you become more comfortable in front of audiences.
“And above all, know this: audiences don’t want perfect presenters. They want people who they feel are just like them. You should take great comfort in that.”
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A who’s who of corporate, government, and educational institutions
A partial list of the companies who have turned to Rick Altman for consulting services, software training, and seminars. To speak with representatives from any of these organizations, use the Contact button lower right.
(We review this list on a bi-annual basis — some of the companies listed above might not still be within the first 100.)
Anthem; AT&T; Bank of America Corp; Boeing Corp.; Chevron; Cisco Systems; The Coca-Cola Company; ConocoPhillips; FedEx Corp; Ford Motor Company; General Motors Corp; Intel Corp; Johnson Controls Inc; Lockheed Martin Corp; Merck & Company; MetLife Inc; Microsoft Corp; New York Life; State Farm Insurance Companies; The Procter & Gamble Company; Prudential Financial; UnitedHealth Group; United Parcel Service Inc; Verizon; Wells Fargo & Company