About this video
Whenever you are being ‘interviewed’, be it in a formal interview situation, on radio, TV, Q&A with investors, or even stopped by a member of staff on the shop floor, you are always making a performance. In this lesson, Media and Presentation coach Michael Dodd explains how business leaders can make sure they perform to their best at such times.
Video length: 4:22
About Michael Dodd
Michael Dodd helps clients give great answers to tough questions.
He is an international speaker and one-time broadcast journalist who enables professionals to get their message across – face-to-face – through the news media and across the web. He’s had speaking engagements on six continents.
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