Rands In Repose: Keynote Kung-fu Two

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That seven-slide deck that turned into an hour of ad-libbed brilliance. How To Not Throw Up and Out Loud walk you through the basics of constructing and practicing your presentation, but there’s more to say about Keynote because, as with any well-designed tool, the more you use it, the better you get and the more layers of awesomeness you will find. This puts the different types of base slides available in the black template at the top of the slide navigator.

Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking

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Prepare and practice. I was curious though, as an experienced speaker, when you were first starting out how many times would you practice your presentation before your speaking engagement? Practice in front of a webcam? This is why they usually provide the PPT template to use. They used to do a practice called table topics where you would learn to speak on the fly about any object, subject or situation that was presented to you.

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