How to give a great ignite talk

Speaker Confessions

Similar to, but simpler than, Pecha Kucha , and more involved than lightening talks , in ignite each speakers gets 5 minutes - but must have 20 slides and each slide must automatically progress in 15 seconds. This is super short, which means it’s easy to practice. How meta.

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Ronald Reagan's master class on how to cope when the teleprompter lets you down

Max Atkinson

White House spokesman Larry Speakes said Reagan's TelePrompTer cut out three times, causing the President to lose his place. I don't agree with this 25 year old headline from the Los Angeles Times , as I saw it as a master class on how to recover from the worst thing that can happen when a speaker is using a teleprompter. As Reagan started to speak, I'd just pressed the 'record' button on my Sony Betamax (!),

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Rands In Repose: Keynote Kung-fu Two

That seven-slide deck that turned into an hour of ad-libbed brilliance. The original Keynote Kung-fu article describes how to set up and use Keynote for the first time, but once you’ve done a couple of presentations, you’re going to want more. Before you’ve written a single slide, you need to pick a theme. I don’t want to worry about anything except the ideas and basic flow. How does it sound in your head?

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