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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Public Speaking'
February 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Communication, Designer worth noting, Guy Kawasaki, Public Speaking
November 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · 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.
July 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Communication, Concluding the pesentation
Each person will have his or her own method for ending a presentation but here are some suggestions which may help Leave plenty of time to wrap up. If you use all your allotted time or overrun, you will rush the Conclusion and look unprofessional. Try to finish a few minutes before your time – [...]
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.
March 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Communication, Presentation skills, Presentation style
Lately I have become somewhat obsessed with PowerPoint and Apple Keynote. I read Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds (fabulous book, wish I’d written it – see his great blog at Presentation Zen) and this woke me up to the fact that most slides and most presentations suck. My own presentations are generally grim, too, with [...]