Author Archives: Charles Greene III

About Charles Greene III

Charles Greene III is a true Presentation Magician. Working with Fortune 500 companies, he’s a magical spokesperson who delivers product and marketing messages at conferences around the globe.

Through his company Corporate Shuffle, Charles has presented at meetings in Bermuda, China, Egypt, France, Mexico, Monaco, Sweden, and, of course, the United States. His clients span a variety of industries and include 3M, Alcon, Coca-Cola, Clorox, Frito-Lay, Johnson & Johnson, Panasonic, and Wells Fargo.

Charles’ public speaking and presentation workshops are engaging, educational, and empowering. With more than 25 years of experience as an international corporate spokesperson, Charles leads by example. He captivates attention as he delivers critical presentation skills. His workshops cover the core skills of public speaking as well as presentation techniques learned from decades of corporate presenting.

Charles is a guest columnist for Presentation Magazine. He’s been featured in Discover, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Robb Report.

When not for revealing the secrets of better public speaking, Charles spends time collecting vintage magic posters, stone lithographs of magicians from 1890 – 1930. To see some of his collection, visit www.MagicPosterGallery.com. He can also make a mean gumbo. Charles was born in Hackensack, NJ. He currently lives in the historic Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC.

4 Presentation skills that will make your day if you’re not Clint Eastwood.

Imagine being personally invited by Governor Mitt Romney to speak at a national conference.  Envision being introduced as the special mystery guest of the evening.  See yourself speaking to an audience of 10,000 people in the room while millions of … Continue reading

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Presentation Skills: 5 tips to improve your Q&A

Presentation Skills: The Q&A of a presentation often stokes fear in seasoned public speakers.  Of all possible presentation elements – opening, stories, demonstrations, closing – the Q&A has the tendency to make even well versed speakers lose control and fall … Continue reading

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Presentation Structure: Chris Matthews plays hardball in six steps

Chris Matthews is at the top of that game of movers and shakers in Washington, DC.  Matthews is the well-known host of “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” host of “The Chris Matthews Show,” journalist, and political commentator. Matthews is a feisty … Continue reading

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Summertime and the reading is easy – Three books to improve your presentation skills by Labor Day

Wow!  How did it get to be summer so soon.  It seems like just last week we packed away our heavy sweaters.  This year the Greene family will be heading off to the beaches of Bethany and Rehobeth in Delaware … Continue reading

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Presentation Skills: Three Magic Keys to Your Next Successful Presentation

Presentation Skills: Reading this means that you have some interest in improving your presentation skills and becoming a better presenter.  You want your audiences to listen, learn and act.  You want to be a more confident speaker.  Great.  You’re in … Continue reading

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Practice – Magic Key #3

Practice – It’s still the way that you get to Carnegie Hall, and it’s the only way to improve your public speaking and presentation skills.  If you want to overcome your fear of speaking, practice. If you want to be … Continue reading

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Presentation Skills: Public speaking lessons from the world of magic.

Presentation Skills: It’s not an illusion.  Magicians are the best embodiment of the transformative public speaker. Magicians hold audiences spellbound, using little more than words and a few simple props. Magicians deliver memorable experiences that can’t be readily duplicated.  Magicians … Continue reading

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Preparation – Magic Key #2

Preparation — A successful presentation involves preparation.  Even if you know a subject well, spending a little time and thoughtfully planning the structure and elements will ensure that your audience will hear and remember your message. Just as a jeweler … Continue reading

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Audience – Magic Key #1

Audience — Woody Allen said that 80% of success is showing up.  With presentations, I believe that 80% of success is meeting your audience’s expectations.  Address their concerns in your presentation and they’ll give you high marks. Most presenters start … Continue reading

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Cain – A man with a memorable plan, 9-9-9

Herman Cain has an economic plan.  A lot of Americans have heard of his 9-9-9 plan.  Cain’s 9-9-9 plan is the most memorable, and probably the only,  economic plan that Americans could name.  Everyone seems to be talking about it.  … Continue reading

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