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Roman Mars - Flag Design

Roman Mars and Flag Design

My Favorite Podcast My all-time favourite must-listen-to podcast (apart from the Ideas Architect podcast) is 99% Invisible created by Roman Mars. It’s a beautifully crafted, professionally polished set of stories about design. It tickles my fancy in multiple ways – it’s about design, the quality of production is beautiful and the stories are entrancing. I…

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Susan Weinschenk - 100 Things Every Presenter Needs to Know About People

Susan Weinschenk: 100 Things

Would you believe this is the third book that I’ve read called 100 Things! That’s pretty amazing really given they are all on completely different topics. The first was about Sebastian Terry’s Bucket List and 100 things that he wanted to accomplish in his life. The second was by Dave Bruno who set out to…

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Dan Roam - Show and Tell

Dan Roam, Show and Tell

The Book Dan Roam, Show and Tell: How Everybody can make Extraordinary Presentations, Penguin, London, 2014 Why I Bought This Book Lately, I haven’t been buying as many books as I used to. The main reason is that I’m now working in the local libraries several times a week, Now, I’m pleased to say I…

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Great Slides - Section Break

How to Create Great Slides

I’ve been working with a couple of speakers and trainers recently to help them with the creation of their slides for their upcoming presentations. And, having worked with a number of people in this area I can now see some of the core principles that I consistently use to create great slides. Here are seven…

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The Presentation Secrets of Seth Godin

The Presentation Secrets of Seth Godin

Previously, I wrote about having lunch with Seth Godin. And, in particular, the three key ideas from his presentation. As a fellow presenter, it’s almost automatic for me to take two sets of notes when in someone else is on stage. I’m constantly checking their content (what they say) and their presentation style and structure…

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What does it mean to be ‘Live’? Part 3

What does it mean to be live? Part 3Following from our previous posts on the ‘The Virtual Presenter’, “What does it mean to present in the ‘live’ world?” In this series of blog posts, we’ll take a tour of some of the industries that have already grappled with this question.1 Theatre2 Music 3 MoviesWhen movies…

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What does it mean to present ‘live’?

What does it mean to present ‘live’? Following from our previous posts on the ‘The Virtual Presenter’, “What does it mean to present in the ‘live’ world?” In other words, as a presenter, what’s your physical presence worth?And, what’s in it for your live or virtual audience?If you’re going to take a day off from…

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