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Sick of bad stock photos for your slides? Try Death To The Stock Photo…

20/05/2015

As we all get more and more sick of those sickly photos of people with headsets on, pointing longingly into the distance – there is help at hand! There are many new photo stock sites now, to replace the bad stock photos, where you can get free and premium photos for use on your slides […]

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Using stock photos on your slides that don’t suck!

09/04/2015

Stock photos are a tricky one. They can be great, they can be woeful… I talk about them alot in my PowerPoint Surgery Q&A’s. Here’s a nice article I found on Medium to help us all find some that don’t suck… The list includes my current favourite Death to the Stock Photo See below for a […]

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PowerPoint surgery Online Masterclass is now live – saving the world from Death by Powerpoint!

05/11/2014

Well, I’ve gone and done it! After the success of my PowerPoint Surgery book and training sessions I have spent the last few months writing, developing, filming and pulling together the PowerPoint Surgery Online Masterclass, and I’m proud to say it’s now live: Grab your free video now by visiting www.powerpointsurgery.com

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Powerpoint Surgery Live – Weds 25th June, Bradford, West Yorkshire

29/05/2014

Yes, I’ve done it! Powerpoint Surgery is going live on Weds 25th June (not an England match!) and you are invited: See more info and book now here. Powerpoint* Surgery Live – How to make great slides + your message stick! Wednesday, 25 June 2014 from 10:00 to 15:30 (BST) Bradford, United Kingdom Event Details…. Do you […]

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Why we all need to learn from the Sign Language Interpreter at the Mandela Memorial…

17/12/2013

The Sign Language Interpreter at the Mandela Memorial… caused quite a stir. Apparently he’d been reported before many times, but they still booked him. Many people including other speakers, say “fake it until you make it!” and “you can do anything!” and I understand why they say that, to a point (although I’ll never say that […]

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What is Haiku Deck?

05/12/2013

The nice people at @HaikuDeck are featuring my slide deck of my book on their front page! http://www.haikudeck.com/gallery/featured  But what is Haiku Deck? In my opinion it’s Powerpoint or Keynote with the fat trimmed off to make us better speakers, as it develops this could be a game changer. Here’s Adam their CEO explaining all on […]

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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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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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