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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 246) – Garr Reynolds

“Humans are completely incapable of reading and comprehending text on a screen and listening to a speaker at the same time. Therefore, lots of text (almost any text!), and long, complete sentences are bad, Bad, BAD.” — Garr Reynolds

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50 New Year’s Resolutions for Public Speakers

Here are 50 ideas to help you take your public speaking to a new level in the New Year. In no particular order: 1.  I will prepare. 2.  I will practice. 3.  I will have a clear message. 4.  I will be … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 81) – Garr Reynolds

“Professional entertainers know that you want to end on a high note and leave the audience yearning for just a bit more from you. We want to leave our audiences satisfied (motivated, inspired, more knowledgeable, etc.), but not feeling that … Continue reading

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Five Typographical Errors to Avoid on Your Slides

Five typographical errors to avoid on your slides: (1) spelling and grammar; (2) indentation; (3) font size; (4) font style; and (5) line spacing. Continue reading

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A public speaking fable

“The Tale of the Fishmonger” – A public speaking fable. Continue reading

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On top! (Well, sort of)

Actually, I am at the bottom of the top, but couldn’t be more pleased. That’s because as of today, this blog is on Alltop, the “online magazine rack” developed by Guy Kawasaki and his colleagues. Basically, the folks at Alltop … Continue reading

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Speaking with Passion

As Garth Reynolds says, when delivering a speech, being passionate about your topic is one of the most important things you can do. Continue reading

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2D or Not 2D? That is the question.

When presenting charts or graphs, always use two-dimensional ones and not three-dimensional ones. This post explains why. Continue reading

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