Posts Tagged effective presentations


Whose story do they want to hear?

  Storytelling is such a hot business skill right now. Contently.com published an article recently that was titled, “This Will Be the #1 Business Skill of the Next 5 Years.” Of course they have a vested interest in making that claim since the company promotes itself as “The Storytelling Platform” and claims to help the […]

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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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Good Quotes, Good Slides

Here’s an easy but effective way to create a visually pleasing slideshow: 25 Awesome Public Speaking Quotes from Big Fish Presentations Big Fish Presentations has created a great example of using a slideshow for content marketing.  The quotes all relate to a theme associated with their business and they have done a good job on the […]

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