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Well, it finally happened. According to a new study from Microsoft, humans now have a shorter attention span than your average goldfish. While we can focus our minds for a whopping eight seconds at a time, goldfish can pay attention for nine. 

What does this mean for salespeople? In light of this research, I'll be brief. If your presentation drags on and on, prospects will tune out in record time. 

To learn how to hold your audience's interest, check out the SlideShare from BrightCarbon below. Not only does the deck hold some solid advice, it's also designed to keep you clicking. Take note.

 

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Originally published Jul 8, 2015 7:30:00 AM, updated February 01 2017

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