How to sound interesting in presentations: by telling the toucan

One of the recurring questions when I do live training is “how to sound interesting during presentations“. Well one part of the problem is that people sometimes think that their content is boring, so they protect themselves from how the audience will … Continue readingHow to sound interesting in presentations: by telling the toucan

Presentations – don’t start with why! Simon sinek was sort of wrong!

This post comes in two parts. Part one is about not starting with any “why” at all and the second part is about not starting your presentation with your “why”. The start of your presentation isn’t the right time to tell people … Continue readingPresentations – don’t start with why! Simon sinek was sort of wrong!

Proofing (and otherwise checking) your presentation

Creating a presentation is one thing – checking it is another. (Notice that I don’t say ‘writing’ your presentation, because you shouldn’t be thinking that way.) The painful fact is, however, that mistakes on your slides can give people who don’t want … Continue readingProofing (and otherwise checking) your presentation