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2012 State of the Union Address – What You Can Learn from President Obama to Improve Your Presentation

 

Despite my aversion to political speeches, I watched President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address… on YouTube… at this link…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zgfi7wnGZlE

This is the “enhanced” version of the speech posted on the White House YouTube channel.  The “enhanced” version includes the text of the speech as well as presentation slides which came in and out of the speech occasionally.

Based on President Obama’s speech, here are some of the things he did well that the rest of us can learn from.

 
Get Right to It
There was no blah, blah, blah opening.  After the obligatory welcome message, he started …

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