ZOOM IN ZOOM OUT

There is no getting away from the fact that online meetings are here to stay – and how! While we have spoken before about how best to maximize screen presence and presentation, for today’s post we turn to other experts for inspiration and guidance –...
The Temptation of Templates

The Temptation of Templates

Are you the kind who sees the word “template” and runs screaming in the opposite direction? The kind who believes that everything must be invented from scratch to be brilliant? Our reaction to both these positions/questions is this: i) Some templates are...
Organizing Principles: going beyond chronology

Organizing Principles: going beyond chronology

In our last post we spoke of various ways of organizing presentation material within a chronological paradigm. Today, we look at some other modes of organization which answer 3 essential questions:: What’s it all about? What’s the difference? ...
Organizing Principles: how to play with sequence

Organizing Principles: how to play with sequence

As humans, we are programmed to doing things sequentially. A series of actions, carried out in the right sequence, is how we navigate our waking moments, our work and our leisure. Lists are one of our favorite means of organizing our lives. Organizing material for a...
Audience preparedness: some hints and helps

Audience preparedness: some hints and helps

In our last post we mentioned how professional presenters (especially speakers) are great at adapting their ready-made presentations to suit the audience they find themselves facing. But what happens if you are just beginning, and are depending almost entirely on your...