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  • Ditch PowerPoint and engage your audience: Garr Reynolds

    Death by PowerPoint presentation has become the norm but strong images and small amounts of data are better at engaging your audience, according to communications consultant Garr Reynolds.

    Written by Hamish Barwick06 March 15 15:07
  • Presentation skills for program and project managers

    We always appreciate a good presentation! There is a good deal of excellent material and advice on presentation skills available, and we are not trying to cover every aspect in this article.

    Written by Gary Hamilton, Gareth Byatt and Jeff Hodgkinson19 Dec. 11 09:26
  • Best Microsoft PowerPoint Template Sites

    If you have already used most of the Microsoft PowerPoint templates and you’re looking for some new ones we've selected some of the best

    Written by Staff Writers14 Sept. 11 09:10
  • How Steve Jobs Beats Presentation Panic

    Steve Jobs had a serious and embarrassing Wi-Fi problem to deal with. It was plain to the thousands in attendance and the tons more people watching online: On Monday at WWDC, Jobs was struggling with wireless connectivity while attempting to demonstrate the new features of Apple's iPhone 4.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum09 June 10 08:25
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  • How IT Can Fix A 'Death By PowerPoint' Presentation Problem

    IT departments today have many well-defined responsibilities. But what about helping business users with not just the technical side but also the creative elements of their presentations?

    Written by Thomas Wailgum12 Feb. 10 05:44
  • 5 Key Audience Questions to Help You 'Read the Room'

    My Irish grandmother was fond of quoting a line from a Robert Burns' poem about having "the giftie gie us, to see ourselves as ithers see us." For years I thought she was talking about some leprechaun showing up with a magical mirror (blame that one on Lucky Charms commercials). But one day I finally got it. That combination of self-awareness and understanding how you're actually coming across to others is quite a powerful communication tool.

    Written by Maryfran Johnson13 Nov. 09 09:35
  • Why even successful speakers need to practice

    Rock stars do it before striding on stage. Actors do it before gazing into the camera. Even nervous 10-year-olds do it before arriving at their piano recitals. (Of course, their mothers make them.)

    Written by Maryfran Johnson12 June 09 05:45
  • 5 Ways to Ruin Your Next Presentation

    Carmine Gallo, presentation coach and author of the upcoming book <em>The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs</em> (McGraw-Hill, October 2009), has counseled many executives on how to give a great presentation. He's also witnessed many common-yet avoidable-presentation errors that people always seem to commit.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum20 May 09 09:20

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