... “I want to share with you these slides which you can see behind me. I have gotten 30 minutes time for the presentation and I hope that I can fit into that time frame. If not, I believe that we can have a few more minutes on top to discuss your, of course important, questions about the topic and hopefully I will be able to answer your questions today. But if not you can send me an email so that I ... ”
Do you feel the pain, already? Yep. It’s all around us. People are wasting other people’s time, energy and time span left on the planet.
Go directly to what you want to say. Share figures, real stories.
Curiosity is the key motivational factor for the success. It is not money, incentives or even saying “Good job”. All these 3 are fine and temporarily might work. At the same time, you need a long lasting and performing agile team, right? Than bet on building curiosity in the team and agile tribes.