POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," Morgan Spurlock's advertisement-within-a-movie-within-an-advertisement about product placement and marketing in movies. He didn't use PowerPoint, but simple storyboards (which I gather are more common in the advertising world than in the public speaking world). All three are flops. Because Spurlock's commercials emphasize aspects of the product that are at odds with what POM Wonderful wants to emphasize.

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POM Wonderful Presents. Good lessons for speakers

Speak Schmeak

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold," Morgan Spurlock's advertisement-within-a-movie-within-an-advertisement about product placement and marketing in movies. He didn't use PowerPoint, but simple storyboards (which I gather are more common in the advertising world than in the public speaking world). All three are flops. Because Spurlock's commercials emphasize aspects of the product that are at odds with what POM Wonderful wants to emphasize.

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008. I’ve had my share of presentations that have been total flops, along with some very successful ones. But if anything, I’ve done quite a bit of speaking over the past four years (see the summary on my LinkedIn public profile ), and therefore I’ve learned a few things about speaking along the way.

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