Posts Tagged presentation skills


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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Friday Fun: PowerPoint Rap Video

Here’s a clever little video from YouTube that raps about the all-too-common problem of “Death by PowerPoint”. Tell me about some of the bad, boring PowerPoint presentations that you’ve seen recently. What is the most annoying thing to you? The most commonly reported complaint from presentation audiences is having the presenter read their slides. But […]

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Lawrence Lessig’s Unique Presentation Style

In a slight variation on my “Tuesdays with TED” tradition, today I’ll tell you about a presenter who definitely has given a TED Talk.  But I’m not showing you that talk because I think the video below is a better example of Lawrence Lessig’s presentation style.  (It’s also much shorter!) Lessig’s style is definitely unique and original.  Some […]

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Friday Fun: Presentation Skills Coaching Satire

In this hilarious video, a presentation coach confronts an executive about the poor quality of the slides he just used in a staff presentation.  The executive defends his slides, saying, “My slides served to provide me with an essential crutch to reduce my fear of drying up.  Isn’t this the true purpose of PowerPoint: creating the […]

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