If there are any burning questions which I can help with you can contact me using Facebook. My Facebook ID is “drew provan”. I’m very happy to answer questions on slide design, artwork, using iPhone, iPad, and other hardware to give your presentations. So feel free to contact me at any time I am online [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Public Speaking'
July 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Presentation skills, Presentation style, Public Speaking
February 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Communication, Designer worth noting, Guy Kawasaki, Public Speaking
I just spotted this great keynote delivered by Guy Kawasaki (previous Apple guy, now entrepreneur and speaking guru, How to Change The World). I know nothing about entrepreneurship nor do I want to start up a company but I found this video of his keynote totally mesmerising. His pace is great, slides are good (even [...]
February 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Concluding the pesentation, Presentation skills, Presentation style, Public Speaking
One of the nice things about WordPress is that you can see what people are searching for online which brings them to your site. The commonest search string which makes people end up at my site is “how to end a presentation”. I have to say, with all the posts I have written, the vast [...]
Tags: How to end presentation
May 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Anxiety, Nerves, Public Speaking
Presenting is scary stuff. Even if you are a seasoned presenter it can be anxiety-provoking. I used to have several misconceptions about public speaking and these included (a) the belief that people who presented often would lose their nervousness and (b) that my bosses and many of my colleagues did not get nervous at all, [...]
April 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Communication, Presentation skills, Presentation style, Public Speaking
I was reading an article today about moving around (randomly, rather than in a set pattern which can bore the audience just as much as remaining static) while you give a talk and it made me think about how mobile I am when I give a talk.
April 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Bad design, Communication, Designer worth noting, Public Speaking
Reading through books like Nancy Duarte’s and others makes me realize how unexciting my slides actually are. Her examples are inspiring and incredibly elegant, yet very much to-the-point. But for most of us, the time this takes is simply not available. If you are a busy professional rushing from meeting to meeting, juggling several projects, [...]