Tag Archives: Presentation Zen

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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The Holy Grail of Good Design

When it comes to slide presentations, I am a believer in good design, even though I am not a design specialist. Oh, I know a few things that you can do with software like PowerPoint and Keynote, but most of it … 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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A public speaking fable

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

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Five Tips for Writing (and Speaking)

Five tips from author Kate Mosse about writing a novel that are also useful for improving your public speaking and presentation skills. Continue reading

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