Archive for the Presentation Delivery Category


Thoughtful Thursdays: Drinking from the Firehose

When you prepare a speech, presentation, or webinar for your clients and prospects, how do you structure your information? Many presenters do not take the time to carefully create a structure for their information. No doubt about it, it does take time! A well-structured and well-crafted presentation does not get written overnight. Mark Twain said (partly in […]

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Why are Metaphors so powerful?

Metaphors are one of the tools I urge my clients to use in their presentations. Here’s a very short slideshow that makes great use of an overall metaphor for the theme of the whole presentation. Created with Haiku Deck, the free presentation app for iPad This slideshow, created in HaikuDeck, uses a couple of really […]

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Presentation Delivery: The #1 Audience Complaint

Presentations expert Dave Paradi conducts a survey every two years to find out what annoys audience members most about bad PowerPoint presentations. Watch my video and read the rest of my blog post to find out the #1 complaint. In Dave Paradi’s latest survey from 2011 – and in the past 5 surveys going back to […]

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“New and Improved” Gets Attention

The “old brain” pays attention to only a few types of sensory stimuli.  Yet all other external stimuli first enter through the old brain. So what does the old brain do with all that other input that’s not about danger, food, or mating?  The majority of it is considered boring by the old brain and […]

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