For a long time, I ran the Presentation Skills Blog over on my training company’s site. As I write there are very nearly 450 posts! At a guess I’d say that barely 50 of them were self-indulgent, or adds of any kind (I may be flattering myself, of course) so that’s about 400 useful bits …
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- How to make a cheap studio for better online presentations from your home or home-office... https://presentationgenius.info/online-presentations-with-a-cheap-studio/
- How to use stories in your presentations (not just telling them! ;) )... https://presentationgenius.info/a-story-matrix-and-using-them-one-your-presentation
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Maya Angelou is one of my all-time favourite authors. She’s written some drop-dead astonishing stuff. Her autobiography runs for seven books and stops when she started to be a writer. (Go read them.) Writing about writing, she said, was a bit of a mess. That means that presentations about presenting are a PITA. For a …
TED is great. I love TED. I can lose myself for hours in the TED website if I’m not careful. What’s more, I can look myself in the eye afterwards and tel myself I’ve been doing “personal development”. Great. But while (most) TED talks are pretty darn cool (though TEDx is very, very mixed!) there’s …