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A Radical Presentation Idea

Manner of Speaking

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect&#. In this blog post from 1 July 2010, Seth proposes a radical new approach to giving a presentation with slides. consider, at least for a moment, a radical idea: A slide every 12 seconds.

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Three ideas from improv to improve your speaking

Speaking about Presenting

By practicing the exercises you condition your brain to come up with ideas spontaneously and to use story structure, physicality, humour and emotion.

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How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s create a couple of posters in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. Try out a couple of ideas. Set the page size. Choose a layout.

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Watching highlights from the third 2010 election debate makes me wonder (again) whether they're a good idea

Max Atkinson

One thing I''d forgotten was that the BBC website magazine had asked me what I thought about the debate (notes under the above video clip).

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PowerPoint idea: Introduce a panel of speakers

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2010, click the Animations tab. In PowerPoint 2010, click the Add Animation button and choose Fade in the Entrance section. (If

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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.

13 Best Practice Tips for Effective Presentation Handouts

Speaking about Presenting

Handouts are a great place to help people put ideas from your presentation into action. Audience members can easily contact you later.

4 ways to move people from attention to engagement

Speaking about Presenting

In speaking to a group, adapt this idea. In my last post, I argued that you already have attention at the start of your presentation. Money.

4 ways to move people from attention to engagement

Speaking about Presenting

In speaking to a group, adapt this idea. In my last post, I argued that you already have attention at the start of your presentation. Money.

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

Speaking about Presenting

In this post, I explore the less-talked about ideas from Resonate. moment: it should magnify not distract from your big idea.

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

Speaking about Presenting

In this post, I explore the less-talked about ideas from Resonate. moment: it should magnify not distract from your big idea.

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Desperately Seeking Inspiration

Manner of Speaking

Here are some ideas that I tell people when it comes to stimulating our creative juices: Turn the computer off. Where do ideas come from?

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Presentation structure: Why it’s smarter to put your conclusion in your opening

Speaking about Presenting

This is rarely a good idea. A long time ago I attended a presentation on ostrich farming. The presentation structure didn’t work for me.

Speaking from a script doesn't have to sound scripted

Speak Schmeak

We employ nonverbal communication to emphasize words, act out scenes, paint pictures and express the emotion behind our ideas. Got it?

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The Top 5 PowerPoint Slide Makeover videos of 2010

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Use the ideas in this makeover to show a full screen photo that increases the impact of your story or analogy. But with the need to explain more complex issues to a broader audience, you are regularly going to have to include definitions in your presentations, and this makeover gives some good ideas. #5:

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.

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Do It « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

First Impressions Do It Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: December 22, 2010 In: Confidence | Lifestyle Comment! D is for. Do it! So what next?

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

The Eloquent Woman

Solid suggestions, links and ideas follow to help the young and the expert claim and hold their ground. How do we balance technical v.

Think less. Act more.

Speak Schmeak

I have a lot of great ideas, but I neglect to take action on them in a timely way, especially the books I'm writing. I needed a command: "ACT."

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

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

In the comparatively small world of startups presenting to VCs, a new presentation app might seem like a great idea. million ). I haven’t.

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My favorite posts from 2010

Dahle Communication

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. In fact, the Decker blog once again put Obama on the top 10 worst speakers in 2010.   Is President Obama Speaking Too Much? 

Should you say “thank you” at the end of a presentation?

PowerPoint Tips

I do like the idea of not making “thank you&# your last words, though, and leaving the audience with a final, uplifting point. ’&#.

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How to fight the urge to overload your audience

Speaking about Presenting

This idea is developed further by Cliff Atkinson in his book The Backchannel. Do you try and cram too much into your presentation?

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Everything you wanted to know about freelance writing: Chapter 9: Discovering More Article Ideas

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

While you can generate scores of article ideas through clustering, it is good to look at external sources for article idea inspiration as well. Doing so will broaden your perspective and open your mind to other possibilities.

What's the point of speech contests?

Speak Schmeak

I ran my ideas past Rich Hopkins , my fellow presenter and speaking coach. Maybe I have a problem with competition. Or coming in second.

13 communication and life tips that children teach us

Presentation Zen

8) Remain open to possibilities and "crazy" ideas. This is related to the idea of beginner's mind. We can learn a lot from a child.

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Are you fueling your audience's distraction?

Speak Schmeak

This is one of the best illustrations I've seen for why you don't want to put all your ideas on one slide!

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The need for connection & engagement in education

Presentation Zen

Anyone who wants to make better presentations should be interested in how people learn. Watch the presentation below or in three parts on YouTube.

Presentation: A few minutes with John Cleese on creativity

Presentation Zen

Below is an excellent 10-min video clip from a presentation by John Cleese expressing a few of his ideas on creativity. Remove the distractions.

Shorter is Better « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Let’s talk about this idea of “Shorter is Better.&# Ready? At that point, longer communication is better. Here are a few tips: 1.

How to Look Authoritative when you Feel Anything But

Speaking about Presenting

Having to deliver a presentation to people who are older than you, more important than you, or more expert than you, can make you doubt yourself.

How to Look Authoritative when you Feel Anything But

Speaking about Presenting

Having to deliver a presentation to people who are older than you, more important than you, or more expert than you, can make you doubt yourself.

How Twitter is Like Public Speaking

More than PowerPoint...

And ideas they find interesting. Don't be scared or intimidated -- you'll find the people and ideas you care about being discussed on Twitter.

Storytelling through Social Media

Duarte Blog

Come join Nancy Duarte at ad:tech SF on April 21st, as she speaks about transforming ideas into action through storytelling and amplification via social media. Storytelling through social media is just one of the topics us Duartians are exploring for 2010, and we want to hear your thoughts! You’re telling a story.

Tips for creative success from Pixar

Presentation Zen

When you know others will try to make your idea better, not just shoot it down, you become free. Here are two valuable lessons fro m improv. (1)

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3 Tips for Connecting Authentically

Duarte Blog

The more you want your idea to be adopted, the less camouflaged and concealed it should be. That’s what will draw attention to your ideas.

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Five Platforms for a Classroom Back-channel Chat

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Ideas for technology integration in education. January 5, 2010 10:35 PM Drew Green-Howard said. January 6, 2010 6:16 AM Mr. Byrne said.

Stop automatic compression of pictures in PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint Tips

Selecting an image in another program and pasting into PowerPoint is not a good idea. Anyway, the deck looks great. Is there a way to stop this?

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Speaking from a script doesn't have to sound scripted

Speak Schmeak

We employ nonverbal communication to emphasize words, act out scenes, paint pictures and express the emotion behind our ideas. Got it?

Need a last minute gift for your favorite Public Speaker?

DeFinis Communications

As she explains, STAR is a presentation device that drives home the big idea of a presentation for the audience. and others.