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What public speakers can learn from comic books

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What is the point of PowerPoint?

The use of PowerPoint has got completely out of control. Not only is the tail wagging the dog but it’s doing so with such vigour that the dog is often just a blur. Before we look at how PowerPoint can … Continue reading

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Dare to be different

I’ve asked this question before on this blog but I’ll ask it again: what is the point of public speaking? Surely the answer is to communicate, to convey a message that the audience will remember. So why is it that … Continue reading

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Special effects do not disguise a thin plot

Like a film, a presentation is not about the special effects.  It’s about the story.  A cinema audience may be impressed by clever use of computer-generated imagery; the audience at your presentation may be impressed by the clever PowerPoint slides you … Continue reading

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