Text on slides
You can talk. That means you can say the words that appear on the slide. If you can say them, then the text is mere duplication. You can talk. That means you can say the words that appear on the slide. If you can say them, then the text is mere duplication (see how annoying this duplication is?) As any…Read more »
Mistakes are opportunities to learn. Here is a lesson I learned the other day. I was organising and presenting at an event in the performance space of a local radio station. The event was going to be streamed and broadcast live. Two other presenters were going to contribute to the event using the Bettakultcha format (twenty slides that roll over…Read more »
I can promise you another world…
You may have come across a speaker at a convention who promises you that anything is possible if you just try hard enough or that things will come your way if you adopt the right frame of mind – ‘wishful thinking’ I think it’s called. There are even speakers who propose they have uncovered some kind of secret that enables…Read more »
Does this post push any buttons with you?
I was visiting my sister many years ago and my young nephew was in the room playing happily on the floor with his toys. As we chatted, a radio tuned to Radio 4 played quietly in the background. Suddenly the theme tune for the Archers came on and something extraordinary happened. My nephew stopped playing with his toys, leapt up as if electrocuted and…Read more »