Category Archive: Presentations

Oct 16

Powerpoint – a cheeky shortcut

If you’re using PowerPoint and you want to speak to your audience before giving your presentation, or you want to digress into some exercises, you might not want them to be distracted by the slides left being projected on the screen. Here’s a little shortcut to make your screen go blank…

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Jul 24

Presentations: Fast Tip

Many presenters still use whiteboards and flip-charts as part of their presentations. If you’re doing this yourself or allowing someone else to use your work’s facilities make sure that they don’t use permanent markers.

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Mar 01

Public Speaking: It’s All About You

I want you to take a look at this clip of 2001 Public Speaking World Champion, Darren LaCroix. The bit that I’m keen for you to focus on is the bit where he starts his award-winning speech, which is after his intro. After you’re done, I want you to come back and read the rest …

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Feb 20

How Can You Capture Your Sense of Humour?

For those of you who really want to learn stand-up comedy, or humorous speaking, I wanted to share with you a recent newsletter that I received from my comedy colleague Steve Roye. His newsletter is the “Comedy Success Professional Newsletter” (CSPN) and is offered specifically for new and experienced comedy professionals. If you haven’t done …

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Dec 06

Effective Presentations

Through one of my agencies I was recently put forward for a job working for the U.K. programming department of an international television company. They were looking for a research assisstant who could research and put together presentations. It sounded relatively ideal, but unfortunately the job got cancelled. When I spoke to my agency about …

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