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Photo-editing features in PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint 2010 added some new photo editing features that let you do a lot of your work right inside PowerPoint. In this video, I discuss 3 features on the Picture Tools Format tab: Corrections. Color. Artistic Effects. Watch this video to see how you can use these new features for your photos.

Link to a specific PowerPoint 2003, 2007 or 2010 slide from Microsoft Word or Excel

PowerPoint Tips

Suppose you want to link from Word or Excel to Slide 2 in a PowerPoint 2003, 2007 or 2010 presentation. Here’s an example. ppsx or *.pps).

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Debate Preparation – Seven Rules for Success

Matt Eventoff

We have now officially entered silly season - the final weeks of the 2010 election season, and that means… debates, and lots of them!    Campaigns spend an inordinate amount of time raising money to do one thing – deliver their message to voters, most often through paid media.  Hint – not well!). Too long is wrong. . 3.

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Shortcut to complex shapes with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010

PowerPoint Tips

SmartArt is available in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Let’s say that I have this slide. The circles are picture placeholders. Do you like it?

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Remove an image background in PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

One of the new features of PowerPoint 2010 is the ability to remove the background of an image. PowerPoint 2010 lets you specify which parts of the image you want to keep or discard. You can download a 60-day trial of Office 2010. Watch how it works.

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Review: PowerPoint 2010 Bible

PowerPoint Tips

I received a free copy of PowerPoint 2010 Bible by Faithe Wempen. PowerPoint 2010 Bible is indeed very complete. It’s published by Wiley and is almost 800 pages. You think that’s a lot? write the AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT Bible , and it’s almost 1300 pages! Generally, they’re reference books, not tutorials.

2010 13

Public Speaking for Professional Athletes, Pt I

Matt Eventoff

When it comes to communicating off of the field,  the professional athlete faces a major dilemma– a constant flurry of opportunities to speak, and very little, if any, formal training on how to handle those opportunities. Please, slow down when you speak, as well as AN-NUN-CI-ATE! Most of us do. Stay tuned for Pt. II… Tweet This Post.

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Famous Speech Friday: Brené Brown's 2010 TEDx talk on vulnerability

The Eloquent Woman

It must have struck a chord, because Brené Brown''s 2010 TEDx talk on vulnerability is, as of late 2013, the fourth-most-watched TED talk of all time.

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Public Speaking – Yale’s Shapiro Releases Memorable Quotes of 2010

Matt Eventoff

Fred Shapiro , who serves as Associate Librarian at Yale Law School, has just released his 10 most memorable quotes of 2010, which will be published in the next edition of the Yale Book of Quotations.  . 13, 2010. 4. TIE) “I’m not a witch.&# Christine O’Donnell, television advertisement, Oct. 4. 1. “Chi! 13. 6.

The best and longest list of new PowerPoint 2010 features

PowerPoint Tips

My friend, Echo Swinford, who’s a PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) has written up a great list of the new features of PowerPoint 2010. Before making a decision about whether or not to upgrade, read the list !

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How to use your remote to switch to another presentation in PowerPoint 2007 & 2010

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2010, choose Animations tab> Animation Pane.You might be wondering, why the Animation pane? ” Here’s the problem.

How to simplify your presentation without dumbing it down

Speaking about Presenting

Making a presentation simple requires hard thinking. What is simplicity. Oliver Wendell Holmes. The one that’s hard to get to is the one we want.

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90% of B2B Marketers Count on Content Marketing in 2010

Content Marketing Today

Not only are the vast majority of business-to-business marketers employing content marketing but most will also be increasing the amount they spend.

2010 13

Top 10 Takeaways from the 2010 Content Strategy Forum

Content Marketing Today

Thanks to two info-packed days I spent at the April 2010 Content Strategy Forum , I’d like to give you a head start. Amorphous marketing is out.

2010 13

The Gettysburg Address: An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

Today, 19 November 2010, marks the 147th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in 1863. Here, Lincoln signals the challenge.

The Seven Types of Presentation to Avoid

Speaking about Presenting

Have you inflicted one of these types of presentation on your audience? The webinar is on Wednesday 29th September at 4pm ET. Sign up here. 1.

2010 96

13 Best Practice Tips for Effective Presentation Handouts

Speaking about Presenting

Your presentation handout is the lasting concrete manifestation of your presentation. Audience members can easily contact you later.

16 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

I’ve just completed my first large webinar as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop Webinar Series. Use more visuals.

How to write a presentation title that gets people flocking to your session

Speaking about Presenting

Get inspiration for your presentation title from magazines. Photo credit: bravenewtraveler. This is the way professional copywriters write headlines.

2010 96

The Top 5 Communications Lessons from 2010

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

One last item to tick off the list for last year before I get fully up to speed in 2011:  who were the best communicators in 2010 – and why?    Their list includes many that I agree with, but because it also includes some partisan political choices (really, there were no good Democratic communicators in 2010?

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4 ways to move people from attention to engagement

Speaking about Presenting

In my last post, I argued that you already have attention at the start of your presentation. Engagement is more valuable than attention. Money. Human.

4 ways to move people from attention to engagement

Speaking about Presenting

In my last post, I argued that you already have attention at the start of your presentation. Engagement is more valuable than attention. Money. Human.

Speeches from Film: The Pursuit of Happyness

Manner of Speaking

One of my favourite movies from recent years is The Pursuit of Happyness , starring Will Smith. highly recommend it. His son is understandably upset.

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The Seven Types of Presentation to Avoid

Speaking about Presenting

Have you inflicted one of these types of presentation on your audience? The webinar is on Wednesday 29th September at 4pm ET. Sign up here. 1.

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Fear of Public Speaking, Pt. II – Breathing Techniques

Matt Eventoff

In Pt. I of this series I went over a number of tips and tactics to deal with the fear of public speaking.  One of the tactics was breathing, which sounds so simple, and is often anything but the night before, or the hour before, you are to give a speech or presentation. Three Deep Belly Breaths – Sounds like what it is.  Repeat three times. 

5 simple rules for creating world-changing presentations

PowerPoint Tips

At the same time, the video is a showcase of what you can do in PowerPoint 2010. Tags: Resource Nancy Duarte PowerPoint 2010

18 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

I’ve just completed my first large webinar as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop Webinar Series. Use more visuals.

The Top 5 PowerPoint Slide Makeover videos of 2010

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Every two weeks I record another PowerPoint slide makeover video showing lessons presenters can learn to improve the effectiveness of the slides they use. publish my videos on iTunes, YouTube and Brainshark. If you subscribe via iTunes , you get every new video automatically downloaded to your iPod, iPhone or iPad.

Five less-talked about gems from Nancy Duarte’s latest book “Resonate”

Speaking about Presenting

Resonate , Nancy Duarte’s latest book, is for the serious student of presentations. But having the knowledge will lift your game another level.

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Five less-talked about gems from Nancy Duarte’s latest book “Resonate”

Speaking about Presenting

Resonate , Nancy Duarte’s latest book, is for the serious student of presentations. But having the knowledge will lift your game another level.

2010 65

The Eloquent Woman's top 10 public speaking posts in 2010

The Eloquent Woman

women and public speaking 2010 top postsSolid suggestions, links and ideas follow to help the young and the expert claim and hold their ground.

Speaking from a script doesn't have to sound scripted

Speak Schmeak

Or you may choose to use a script when your audience can't see you; for example, when you're giving a webinar. Writing is meant to be read. Got it?

2010 64

The Psychology of Storytelling

Manner of Speaking

The article focuses on the importance of storytelling for the development of our children. But stories aren’t just for the young.

2010 94

Two Slides You Can Lose

Manner of Speaking

Today, I want to share another tip for your presentations: Drop the slides at the end that say: “Thank You&# and “Questions?&#. slide.

2010 90

A long time ago, before death by PowerPoint

Presentation Zen

A long time ago - before PowerPoint was invented - in a galaxy far, far away, leaders gave presentations backed by large electronic wall displays.

2010 62

If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Every time I start a presentation I joke that I will not force my audience to sit through boring slides so I won’t be using PowerPoint today.

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My favorite posts from 2010

Dahle Communication

In fact, the Decker blog once again put Obama on the top 10 worst speakers in 2010. Two years ago I wanted to have a website up where I could talk about my ideas regarding communication. I've had a lot of ideas over those past two years and it is time for another year in review.   Is President Obama Speaking Too Much? 

Be like the bamboo: 7 lessons from the Japanese forest

Presentation Zen

The forests that surround our village here in Nara, Japan are filled with beautiful bamboo trees. Be flexible yet firmly rooted  . Look at me.

2010 60

Think less. Act more.

Speak Schmeak

Simpler than making resolutions, it's one word that serves as a touchstone for making decisions and achieving goals. needed a command: "ACT."

2011 56

You Can Be-Come Anything You Want to Be. |

Speaking Freely

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