Fri.Mar 09, 2012

The inner workings of a mediocre presentation

Speak Schmeak

Happy Friday! Here's an entertaining take on the most common flaws of ineffective presentations (and, for that matter, inconsiderate audience members). I feel sorry for speakers like this one, because I truly believe that they do what they do not because they don't care (okay, maybe some don't care), but because they don't know what else to do. If you've been having lackluster speaking engagements like the poor fella in the video, call me. Speakers Pet Peeves Fun Stuff PowerPoint Humor

2012 35

Slowing down to appreciate what's important

Presentation Zen

About two years ago, the rate of new blog posts to presentation zen declined a bit. It was not for a lack of ideas; I have folders full of ideas and samples that I would like to share.

2012 35

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Famous Speech Friday: Evita Peron's 1951 Renunciamiento

The Eloquent Woman

(Editor's note: For Women's History Month, our Famous Speech Fridays will focus on historic famous speeches by women. Freelance writer Becky Ham contributed this one.) Eva Duarte de Perón's most famous speech wasn't made on a balcony, despite what you might have learned on Broadway.

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The inner workings of a mediocre presentation

Speak Schmeak

Happy Friday! Here's an entertaining take on the most common flaws of ineffective presentations (and, for that matter, inconsiderate audience members). I feel sorry for speakers like this one, because I truly believe that they do what they do not because they don't care (okay, maybe some don't care), but because they don't know what else to do. If you've been having lackluster speaking engagements like the poor fella in the video, call me. Speakers Pet Peeves Fun Stuff PowerPoint Humor

Toastmasters Friday: Whattya Mean You're Going Into Leadership?

Speak and Deliver

Yes, hell has frozen over and I'm in line to be the next Area Governor here in my local geographic cluster of clubs known as D26/F/2.

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THE NEW REPUBLIC - Saved

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The digital brain behind the first Obama campaign and an early force in Facebook, Chris Hughes has stepped in to save THE NEW REPUBLIC.      In NEW YORK Magazine , Jonathan Chait reports that Hughes will be the new editor-in-chief of that influential media property.