Presentations

You should present online, here’s why

Ever go to a conference and get completely overwhelmed by the number of presentations. Try as you might but with only so much time, and the desire to catch up with old friends, how many sessions do you actually attend? Maybe you give presentations. Too bad yours had to be on Saturday afternoon, up against…

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Settling for the next best thing

When you need an image for a power point presentation or a training document, what do you do? My guess is that you turn to Google, ultimately ending up with something that sort of fits. Next time try something new. When you need an image, reach for some markers or your camera or open the…

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Does your presentation have a heartbeat?

It’s interesting how a new frame can alter your perspective. I was recently re-watching Nancy Duarte’s TEDx East talk from last year. If you’ve never seen it, or would Ike to re-watch, I’ve embedded it below. In it she talks about the structure of presentations given by great presenters. The presentations essentially have a heartbeat…

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Power Point is not the null

Like everyone else, I love to hate on some Power Point. But it’s not the null. The presentation null is not the tech but the format and style of most Power Points. Presentations that are built in many little chunks and regurgitated in much the same way. Bullet points are just a by-product of the…

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