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Design your presentation like Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was not just a master of art; he was a master of human nature. Of all the things that we can learn from him, one of the most important is the power of simplicity.  “Art,” said Picasso, “is … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 177) – Frédéric Chopin

“Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.” — Frédéric Chopin

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 175) – Robin Sharma

“Mastery comes via a monomaniacal focus on simplicity versus an addiction to complexity.”  — Robin Sharma

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 171) – Khalil Jibran

“The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.” — Khalil Gibran

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 162) – Carly Fiorina

“For me the process [of writing a university philosophy paper] would begin with writing twenty pages. Then I’d edit to ten, then five and finally two. I finally would get to a two-page, single-spaced paper that I hoped didn’t merely … Continue reading

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How to Design a Presentation like Apple

Emily Stewart recently brought my attention to a short animated video that she and her team produced for OnlineMBA that illustrates some of the key values that Steve Jobs and his team espoused when designing products for Apple. The video is clever … Continue reading

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