It’s called the Assertion-Evidence Format and it was developed by Professor Michael Alley (I’ve mentioned it previously but somehow never devoted a whole post to it). First let’s look at the Assertion part of the format. The assertion An assertion is...
This is a big meaty post with 15 ways to improve your presentations. These ideas are designed to challenge you to stretch yourself. With each idea I’ve pointed you to further resources from fellow presentation bloggers or from my own archives. Choose one or two...
Garr Reynolds from Presentation Zen has highlighted several presentations from Malcolm Gladwell. Malcolm Gladwell is a master storyteller in his books. He carries that through in his presentations. Watch the video – then read my analysis below for what you can...
This is a guest post from Tony Burns, my life-partner and co-trainer at Effective Speaking. Every so often an audacious robbery occurs in full view – yet nobody notices. Late last year, Dublin Police launched a new crime prevention program called Freeflow. On...
In your business presentations, you may be tempted to stick to hard, proven facts and statistics to persuade your audience. But a powerful anecdote can trump objective facts. The power of the anecdote 1. Vaccinations and autism A recent Scientific American article by...
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