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Presentation error:
Don’t use other peoples’ slides!

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments · PowerPoint, Things to avoid, Uncategorized

I took a short cut today and used some data supplied by a colleague.

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Steve Jobs’ presentation secrets

November 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Communication, Steve Jobs

I have just been sent a link to a video discussing Steve Jobs’ presentation style. The Business Week article also includes some general tips for all of us, in terms of how to make our presentations more interesting.

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Choosing the correct color scheme

November 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Designer worth noting, Garr Reynolds, Good PowerPoint design, Images, PowerPoint

This is something overlooked by presenters – how do you choose complementary colors for your presentations to give them maximum impact? Garr Reynolds has just posted a very useful piece about color schemes.

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Moving around the stage

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.

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Put a copy of your presentation on your iPhone

April 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Communication

I don’t know about you, but I generally have to review a copy of my PowerPoint or Keynote slides just before I give my talk. I guess I am worried that I may have forgotten the content, but that’s not very likely. So it’s probably for reassurance.

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