Category: public speaking

How to build a slide deck in PowerPoint that isn’t god awful

“Oooh! A PowerPoint Presentation!” — No one ever Nobody likes a slide show. I don’t even have to back that assertion up with evidence. It’s a universal truth — like saying “the sky is blue”, “the grass is green” or “The Mummy with Tom Cruise is the wor...

Demystifying Public Speaking

A new book by Lara Hogan includes some of my favorite advice about public speaking: As you stand on the stage, remember: your audience is anticipating you’ll be successful at giving this talk. To them, everything has been well thought-out and prepared; they walk in assuming (rightly!) they’re going to learn somethi...