This is the third and final post about Hans Rosling’s presentation in Geneva, Switzerland which I had the pleasure of attending. The previous two posts can be found here and here. In this post, I share some additional reflections on Rosling’s 90-minute talk on global health trends. Rosling pointed out the key elements of slides […]
In my last post, I wrote about Hans Rosling’s visit to the World Health Organization and my conversation with him. In this post, I share some reflections on presentations from Rosling’s 90-minute talk on global health trends. Rosling was in the room preparing for the presentation more than one hour before it was scheduled to […]
Time management is an essential skill for any public speaker. It should be part of any communications skills training course. I previously wrote a post about why speakers should stay on time when giving a speech or presentation, and how failing to do so is a sign of disrespect. I encouraged speakers to finish on […]
Who knew that PowerPoint could make you feel all warm and fuzzy? But kudos to Microsoft for this commercial. Very clever. I have to give the young man credit. Heck, even I’d buy him a dog after that! But as humorous as this commercial is, there are some important lessons that we can learn from […]
A checklist of 50 things that public speakers need to remember before their presentation.
Prezi is a new tool for presentations and an alternative to PowerPoint and Keynote.
When delivering a speech or presentation, it is preferable for a speaker to do so without notes whenever possible. Being free from notes allows a speaker to have maximum eye contact with the audience; it frees the speaker from being anchored to a lectern and allows him to use the full speaking area; and it conveys […]