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26/09/2013

PowerPoint Surgery the book is out on October 4th. You can order it here directly from us now with a credit card or with your paypal account, no sign up… UK £12.99 + £1.99 p&p… Outside of the UK £12.99 + £3.99 p&p…   PowerPoint Surgery: How to create presentation slides that make your message […]

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Some free Sans serif fonts for use on slides: c/o dafont.com

29/05/2013

Good fonts can really make or break a slide, using sans serif fonts really helps with clarity. Here are a few free options: http://www.dafont.com/theme.php?cat=501&page=2&text=A+sans+serif+font+for+slides…&fpp=50

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I take memory supplements to help recall my lines, says Judi Dench – via Telegraph

20/03/2013

  I take memory supplements to help recall my lines, says Judi Dench – Telegraph. Would we ever know that? No! Don’t tell the audience what they don’t need to know i.e. “I’m very nervous today, i can’t learn my lines etc etc.”. Be yourself, be confident.

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Make your speech short… Six-Word Speech Contest results via SpeakerNet News

10/01/2013

SpeakerNet News Six-Word Speech Contest Here are the winners of the SpeakerNet News Six-Word Speech Contest, along with all of the submitted entries. See how the contest was set up and run. Where a number of entries fit into a topic or category, we grouped them together. The final category, “Other,” was for entries that […]

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Seth’s Blog: Most people a simple Haiku slide deck example…

21/12/2012

via sethgodin.typepad.com

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Death by PowerPoint in 1841 via Knoodle

26/10/2012

Death by PowerPoint takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to the unfortunate tale of William Henry Harrison, our nation’s ninth president. Harrison was elected to the presidency in 1841, back when there was something called the Whig party and everyone lived without electricity. At 68, he was the oldest president elected to […]

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PowerPoint: The Extreme Makeover Edition (Before and After Slides) – via Forbes

19/09/2012

Don’t blame PowerPoint for a boring presentation. The problem with today’s typical business presentation is NOT PowerPoint. The storyteller is the problem, the presenter who creates wordy, text-heavy slides and uses dull, convoluted jargon and buzzwords. In a previous column titled, Jeff Bezos and the end of PowerPoint as we know it, I made the […]

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A Presentation App That Forces You To Tell Better Stories – could Haiku be the answer to death by powerpoint?

17/09/2012

The dangers of bad a PowerPoint presentation are manifold. It might just mean putting your audience to sleep, or running afoul of the High Council of Information Design. But if your presentations have wider reaching concerns, like those given routinely by members of the U.S. Armed Forces, bad slides can have far greater consequences. In […]

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The original prosposal for Powerpoint 1984:

28/08/2012

Copy without formatting via robertgaskins.com

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Presenting with the iPad c/o Macworld

31/07/2012

by Joe Kissell, Macworld.com   Jun 18, 2012 2:00 pm You can give impressive presentations from your iPad‚ and perhaps even leave your laptop behind‚ if you prepare well and know what to expect. It’s even easier to take to the podium with newer technologies like AirPlay mirroring and the latest version of Keynote for […]

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