Any article, book, website, or blog will tell you that reading from your notes or slides is poor presentation form. Unfortunately, these sources often lack specific, field-tested techniques to help you avoid this pitfall. Well, let’s take care of that little problem today. Continue reading
One of the most well-known rules of public speaking is to know the details about where you are going to present, before your present. How big is the room? How are the chairs and desks arranged? What version of PowerPoint is available? Is PowerPoint available at all? Continue reading
I was going to review this book a long time ago, but I decided to hold off until I could put its advice into practice. Now that I have done so, I can truly recommend this amazingly useful book. Although not everyone will be able to apply everything Presentation Zen proposes, anyone who does any kind of public speaking can benefit from applying at least some of what this book offers. So, without further delay, here is my take on Presentation Zen.