Whether you're an entrepreneur delivering a presentation or a stand-up comedian doing a show, it's critical to make a strong first impression, writes John Greathouse, a partner at Rincon Venture Partners. "When appropriate, open your business presentations with an anecdote or personal story that establishes affinity with your audience," he suggests. Businesspeople should refine their body language and use a little humor to keep audiences interested, he writes.
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