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Leveraging existing slides with TeamSlide, slide library software

PowerPoint Tips

This post is an interview with Kartik Sundar, co-founder of TeamSlide, Slide Library/Management software. Either in the cloud or on your premises, TeamSlide provides a secure repository or slide library to organize and manage all your PowerPoint content.

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Held up? Time to resource a presentation web library

The Presenter's Blog

You can use moments of unexpected downtime to go out there and build your library. Technology used well can bring extra impact to your presentation. Take a look at TED and you’ll find people using laptops, tablets, and phones in new ways to help them tell their stories.

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Duarte’s Diagrammer™: 4,000 Diagrams at Your Fingertips for 99 cents each

Duarte Blog

Business Design Diary Event News Technology Video 3forfree Diagrammer diagrams download library searchable slide:ology system taxonomy tool visualizeWhere there is madness, Nancy Duarte finds method.

Managing Your Image Library

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

They have decent metadata support, but you’d be mixing all of these random images with your own library. Bento lets you create new databases, called libraries, easily and with a completely visual interface.


"Go Set a Watchman" By Harper Lee - I'm 500th On Waiting List At Woods Memorial Library, Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Woods Memorial Library, Tucson, Arizona, I am 500th on the waiting list. The frenzy to gain access to "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee documents that the book business is not dead. According to Bloomberg , there have been 2 million copies pre-ordered on

Libraries: Already rebranding as Third Places

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On November 13th, I might swing by the North Haven, Connecticut Memorial Library to hang out at the "Cooking with Paula" free meetup.  That branch of the CT public library system has become my favorite Third Place.

For authors who have books available in French libraries …

Joan Detz Speaker Services

My own books have been translated into Japanese, Dutch, Polish and Spanish. In 2017, HOW TO WRITE & GIVE A SPEECH will be published in Chinese – both in print and ebook. So far, my books have not been translated into French – but if you’re an author of a book that appears in French […]. Freelance Writing International speakers News, events, and awards

George W. Bush Library Opens – Was Bush Worst 2-Term President Ever?

TJ Walker Interactive

Government & Politics bush legacy bush presidency george w bush presidential library History Recent public opinion polls show former President George W. Bush’s approval ratings improving with the American public.

The Public Library - Building Community, One Special Event At A Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Like all library special events, it was free. It's long been said that public libraries are the new Third Places in our society. The public library has been the heart of the community. The public library might be the 21st century version of the settlement house.

Toddlers & Books: Miller Public Library, Hamden, Connecticut

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That's what I have concluded from observing the brisk business at the check-out counter at the Miller Public Library, Hamden, Connecticut.  Print books still cast their spell on toddlers. 

Ofelia Zepeda - Tribal Voice from Desert Overtakes Crowd at Woods Library, Tucson, AZ

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

April is National Poetry Month and the Woods Library , based in Tucson, Arizona, hosted  this special event.  To a standing-room-only audience, Ofelia Zapeda leveraged the language of poetry to bring us calm. Angst about the economy and presidential election was lifted.

From Bullet Points to Visual Presentation – Finding the Right Images

Presentation Guru

Hours can be wasted searching online image libraries and copying images from google is a big no. There is an art to finding visuals that support your message.

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The Ultimate Public Speaking Video Library

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized presentation training public speaking

"Zero to One" By Peter Thiel - 23 On Waiting List At Woods Memorial Library

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Woods Memorial Library is not in San Francisco or Manhattan. It is on the Eastside of Tucson, Arizona, miles away from thriving commercial areas like Phoenix, AZ (where the Superbowl will be) and Dallas, Texas. Yet, the folks know their memes.

Intelligence: Libraries gone within 5 years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public libraries are all sorts of entities, ranging from where we can borrow books to where we can hang out as third places. During the past few weeks I have been talking with those who man the front desks of libraries.    Communities are less and less willing to support the library any more.    They anticipate that this institution, as we've known it, will be gone within five years.  

Reference books for design

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I keep these books in my library and recommend them highly: Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences, by Nancy Duarte Envisioning Information, by Edward R. Would you like your PowerPoint presentations to look better? Invest a couple hours to read about design from top design authorities. Tufte. Presentation skills Speechwriting

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 3, 2013: “Philadelphia, Mississippi: 1963 Black children not allowed in libraries -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 2013 No school libraries”

Speaking Of...

Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 3, 2013 : “ Philadelphia , Mississippi : 1963 Black children not allowed in libraries “ Philadelphia , Pennsylvania : 2013 No school libraries” Pennsylvanians Want a School Funding Formula Sign up to join us in Harrisburg on September 23 rd ! Philip Randolph’s bio with notation that high school in Philadelphia named for him has no library.

GUEST POST: A literary agent reflects “On Authors and Book Talks”

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Every new book competes for a slot in bookstores, libraries, bars and colleges. On Authors and Book Talks By Debbie Carter of Waverly Place Literary Agency Living in the hub of America’s book publishing capital, I see new books churned through New York’s publicity machine of readings and TV talk shows. It’s great having the […]. Freelance Writing Presentation skills Speaker coaching

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Library of Congress & Digital - Is there a gap?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  There on Caller ID was: 202-707-5000 - Library of Congress.  When I called the Library of Congress this evening the office was already closed.  Tonight I returned to my office from a client's appointment at about 7:00 PM, New York time.    Had I applied there for freelance assignments?    Maybe but unlikely.    Had I violated some author's copyright?    Was I going to the slammer?

How to start building a library of photos

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

They asked where they could find a library of good photos that their department could use in presentations. How do you create a library of the ones you find suitable for your business? To this library that you build from the stock photography sites, add photos that you take yourself. But once those are understood, look for opportunities to add to your library of photos with ones you take at your company or in public.

North Haven, Connecticut Public Library: The place that keeps us working

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The North Haven, Connecticut Public Library has evolved into the working person's secret weapon.    The staff at the New Haven Public Library stepped right up to the plate.    On the Internet, in the reading section with business newspapers such as THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, and amidst the books, there are so many like me, here at the North Haven Public Library struggling to get an edge in the current marketplace. 

Bill Murray: How Art Can Change Your Life.

Presentation Zen

The experiences—good and bad (but especially bad)—are like a persona library of history and insights for the storyteller. Bill Murray is a wonderful storyteller. A couple of years ago, I linked to this wonderful interview with Bill Murray by Howard Stern.

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Phone box becomes the world's smallest library and a worldwide news story

Max Atkinson

Jan Fisher (interviewed HERE ) came up with the idea of a book-exchange, as the travelling library no longer comes to the village.

Http:// selected by Library of Congress for inclusion in its historic collections

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Today, the Library of Congress notifies me that it "has selected your Web site [[link] for inclusion in its historic collections of Internet materials related to Legal Blawgs." It requested my "permission to collect your Web site and add it to the Library's research collections.  Six years ago I was reading in THE SUNDAY TIMES about Ana Marie Cox blogging at Gawker. 

From the Authors Guild: How to support “Banned Books Week”

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The annual event was launched more than 30 years ago to draw attention to a dramatic increase in the number of challenges to books available in schools and libraries. Banned Books Week kicked off yesterday and runs through Saturday, October 1. This year’s theme is diversity, a disproportionately targeted category as found by author Malinda […]. News, events, and awards Professional organizations

4 ways to get the right people images

PowerPoint Tips

If you search PowerPoint’s image library for “silhouette,” you’ll find an excellent selection if you’re willing to scroll through all the sports silhouettes. A client of mine needed images of people to make his presentation come alive.

5 new webinars in June! Get high-value training in presentation skills

PowerPoint Tips

You’ll get a permanent library of 7-1/2 hours of training. I invite you to join me for 5 Wednesdays in June, when I’ll do live training webinars on high-interest topics: June 1: How to Use Animation for High-Impact Communication.

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Create a quick texture background

PowerPoint Tips

I’m working with a colleague to get you a great price on a whole library of textures — I think you’ll love them! Starting with PowerPoint 2010, you can use Artistic Effects to create some cool effects for your pictures.

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Public Speaking: Taking That First Step

Manner of Speaking

While we were in Toronto, I followed the debate that was raging (and which continues to rage as of the date of this post) about closing public libraries to reduce municipal government costs. Anika is to be commended because she had the courage to speak in front of others—in a very public forum, no less—on a subject about which she cares deeply: preserving Toronto’s public libraries. This summer, my family and I returned to Canada for a vacation.

Vocal power to project your pitch. YouTube site will show you how.

The Presenter's Blog

The video clips contained in this library are short and memorable. Saturday sunrise in our local farmer’s market. For vendors, successful selling is strongly dependent on vocal power. Wherever you look, there is a tangle of flats, shrubs, standards and climbers.

Quick Solutions to Help You Build a Compelling Presentation Deck in Under an Hour


Decide on a library that consistently offers professionally-designed templates and learn the best way to search for the specific templates you need. You’ll find quite a number of SWOT-related templates on SlideModel’s library including a retro version and a handwritten package. Introduction. What would you do when you suddenly need to deliver a new PowerPoint presentation by the end of the day?

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Architect Takaharu Tezuka creates imaginative learning spaces

Presentation Zen

Often I would sit in the massive library at the university for hours trying to concentrate, but I always ended up feeling nervous and anxious, unable to focus well. The library was dead quite, except for the very slight hum of the florescent lights.

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From Macbeth to cut-and-paste, exhibits look behind Lincoln's speeches

The Eloquent Woman

Already on in New York City at the Morgan Library, Lincoln Speaks is an entire exhibit devoted to the great man''s speaking. Lincoln, a month before his second inauguration. Photo by Alexander Gardner We pay attention to U.S.

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Team Building & Crisis Communication Fundamentals

More than PowerPoint...

It’s available now in the content library. I hope you never experience a crisis. But when you do, be prepared. Introducing Crisis Communication Fundamentals , my latest online course.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 14, 2013: It’s not just the Basic Education Subsidy. There was almost $227 million in the PA budget’s Charter Reimbursement line before it was zeroed out. Zero, zip, zilch….

Speaking Of...

Read more at [link] Budget crisis shutters libraries at 2 top Philly schools Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer POSTED: Friday, September 13, 2013 , 1:08 AM When Central High School opened its new library in 2005 - a $4.5 Masterman School ''s library, also bolstered by fund-raising, bustled with students, too, from early morning till late afternoon. But now both libraries - the academic hearts of two of Philadelphia ''s most prestigious schools - have been shuttered.

Five factors that make you more memorable

More than PowerPoint...

You can book me for live workshops, or take my classes online in the content library. I came across a stranger with a dog a few months ago. As we walked toward each other on my empty street, I grinned. Cute dog,” I said as we grew closer. Thanks,” she said. “It’s

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How To Prepare For A Job Interview: The Art of the First Interview

Matt Eventoff

Research is available at your fingertips now – you no longer have to read old articles via microfiche at a public library! First and foremost – Be Yourself!

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress collected some of them here.

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Misguided message fails to stop spread of germs

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

They’ve built an excellent new library just around the corner from my office. Tags: Presentations Speaker Support committee communication hand washing PowerPoint Surry Hills Library

Back to the Future: Slides Before PowerPoint

Duarte Blog

In fact, while researching speeches at the Stanford library, we came across several sets of slides for GE from the mid 1950’s. Before there was PowerPoint, there were slides. Real ones. They were tiny, and tactile, and delicate, and kind of delightful.