I find it amazing how many business people believe that being professional means you must be conservative about your presentations and promotion. They don’t want to offend anyone. Larger companies will pay it safe by compromising and develop their marketing plan by committee. In the end, they don’t offer anything that will grab the attention of the people they wish to sell products. In other words, they are boring.
The same is true for presentations. If you need to improve your presentation style, I recommend the blog Presentation Zen. Here is a recent post — The world needs you to stop being boring.