Presentations and Evernote

I love Evernote. It's one of the must-have apps for all my hardware. If you're not used to it, you can't imagine how handy it is. Take a look at their website, but to be honest, it doesn't begin to … [Read more...]

Presentation as inspiration

I'm a bit of a sceptic when it comes to inspirational presentations. All too often just firing people up without giving them the tools they need apply that energy can leave them no better off than … [Read more...]

Why I don’t make my presentations as good as they could be

Okay, let’s address the elephant in the room first. Sometimes I don’t do anything as well as I could because I’m lazy. There, I’ve said it. I like to pretend to myself I’m not actually lazy, just ‘e … [Read more...]

Presentations learning from modern art… #2

Last week, I talked about what presenters could learn from modern art (well, all art, but modern art in particular). I concentrated on the art itself, the bit we look at, but that's not all there is … [Read more...]

Presentations – learning from modern art… #1

Art -modern in particular - often hangs on what's not seen. What's not shown is filled in by the viewer. Come to think of it, that's pretty much true of even 'traditional' art, too. For example, my … [Read more...]

Foxtrot Oscar presentations – or Whisky Tango Foxtrot

Foxtrot Oscar? Sorry, what?  Well to be honest, I’ve just sworn. Quick badly in fact. If you know what I’ve done great, and welcome to the club. If you don’t let me explain that Foxtrot, Oscar, Whiske … [Read more...]

Presentations BadVice

What's BadVice? BadVice is the (usually well-meaning advice given by amateurs and WikiTrainers) when someone says they have a presentation coming up and want to know what to do. It's the blind … [Read more...]

Introverts, marching and presentations

I’ve been grinning at the humour and inventiveness of some of the banners in the women’s protest marches recently. Personally I feel that a few of them go a bit too far and that the use of bad lan … [Read more...]

Is it the end for the Wonder Woman of Presenting?

Who's the Wonder Woman of presenting?  Amy Cuddy. I'm bastardising her research a lot here, but the idea is that adopting certain "power poses" can greatly increase confidence and the most famous of … [Read more...]