I get frustrated at presentation advice which says you have to do something clever or dramatic at the beginning of a presentation to grab your audience’s attention. That’s for three reasons: 1. You don’t have to grab the audience’s attention at...
I bought Outliers two days ago. And though I’m familiar with many of the stories that Gladwell tells I’m still entranced. They work on the printed page and they’ll also work for you in a presentation. How does he do it? Here’s my analysis of...
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...
Slidesharing sites like Slideshare and Slideboom are a great place to get inspiration on PowerPoint slide design. You can see different ideas and adapt them for your own presentations. Slideshare is currently running the World’s Best Presentation Contest (see...
Anecdotes and examples engage people – but a discerning audience may object that they don’t prove anything. Combining the engagement of an anecdote with the credibility of numbers will multiply the effectiveness of both. Watch this video produced by The...
Got an important presentation coming up?
Got an important presentation coming up and:
You have so much content that you can't figure out what to leave out?
Don't know where to begin your design process?
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Can't figure out your theme?
Concerned you won't be engaging? Time is running out?
In this video-training series (plus workbook with transcripts) you’ll learn:
The three things you must know BEFORE you begin to tackle your fear of public speaking
Why the positive-negative thought classification doesn’t work for fear of public speaking
The two powerful self-talk tweaks that can make an immediate difference.
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