Cicely Berry died on the 15th of October this year (2018). This is not an obituary because she needs me to add to the pile of adulation in the same way as Jeff Bezos (net … Continue readingPresentations in the style of Berry
Presentation software “Prezi” recently ‘upgraded’ to Prezi Next. The original is now called Prezi Classic. (I reviewed it on the old presentation skills blog a while ago.) New users can’t get to Prezi Classic and … Continue readingPrezi Next
Being able to move around when you make a presentation is a god-send. I’m not suggesting you wander around as you present, but being able to move around and not being tied to your laptop … Continue readingControlling slides in your presentations
If you’ve not heard the phrase “jumped the shark” it means to have gone so far down the line that things have become silly, past their best and so on. It comes from (I’ve been … Continue readingTED presentations – jumped the shark?
I’ve been working in more cities than there are days in the week recently. I’ve seen more training rooms than friends 🙂 (Fortunately that’s changed this week in case you cared! 🙂 ). That got … Continue readingThree room layouts for presentations
“Scars not scabs” is a phrase I picked up of Episode 115 of Beth Below’s “Introvert Entrepreneur” podcast where Beth is chatting to Esther Choy of the Leadership Story Lab. It rang a bell with … Continue readingPersonal stories in your presentations: Scars not scabs
Part one of a two part set about a huge presentation I did recently 🙂 In this part I’ll take you through the chronology of what I did to prepare and what happened. Part … Continue readingConference presentation – a history, part 1
Slides make bad handouts. We all know that (though a depressing number of presenters act as though they don’t, and still insist on giving slides as follow up material). And in any case, giving people … Continue readingHandouts and followups for your presentations. Enter Talkbook