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5 Things Presenters Usually Get Wrong
Employee Training

5 Things Presenters Usually Get Wrong

To be an effective trainer, you need to keep it short, keep it sharp and keep it moving. If you find yourself reading the PowerPoint slides aloud, you've justly earned the blank or hostile looks glaring at you. Then, the only redemption possible is ending early.
Phil La Duke
8 Tips for Making a Presentation That Dazzles the Boss With Your Creativity
Presentations

8 Tips for Making a Presentation That Dazzles the Boss With Your Creativity

It's not unusual to have stage jitters. When the audience is your boss, it's unusual not to.
John Boitnott
Google Seeks to Make Slideshows Less Crushingly Dull
Google

Google Seeks to Make Slideshows Less Crushingly Dull

The Internet giant is nudging slideshow viewers to ask questions in near real-time by clicking on a link on laptop, tablet or smartphone screens.
4 Ways to Keep Your PowerPoint Presentation Off Life Support
Presentations

4 Ways to Keep Your PowerPoint Presentation Off Life Support

Stultifying PowerPoints are common but, with a little effort, entirely avoidable.
Jacqueline Whitmore
10 Do's and Don'ts for Moderating a Panel Discussion
Public Speaking

10 Do's and Don'ts for Moderating a Panel Discussion

Moderators are never the star but, if they do their job well, every member of the panel will feel like one.
Rebekah Iliff
The iPhone 6 Presentation Shows Apple Still Rocks With Slides
Presentations

The iPhone 6 Presentation Shows Apple Still Rocks With Slides

The tech giant delivered the goods -- that is, exciting visuals without so many words -- when it unveiled its latest version of the popular smartphone.
Carmine Gallo
Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work
Technology

Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Ways the 'New' Microsoft Is Dramatically Different From the 'Old' Microsoft
Make More Happen

4 Ways the 'New' Microsoft Is Dramatically Different From the 'Old' Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who took the reins two months ago, isn't wasting any time helping Microsoft play some serious catch-up.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Secrets to Yawn-Free Board Meetings
Business Management

Secrets to Yawn-Free Board Meetings

Thinks of board meetings as a conversation to keep your leadership engaged.
Matt Blumberg
10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation
Technology

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation

How to craft presentation slides that powerfully visualize your ideas, engage your audience and boost your brand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This New App Edits Raw Video on the Fly
Technology

This New App Edits Raw Video on the Fly

Start-up Magisto makes video editing a cinch.
Jonathan Blum
10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Create a Winning Business Plan
Ready To Launch

10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Create a Winning Business Plan

Throw out everything you know about a business plan. These are the questions you need to ask to sell your idea to investors.
Arlene Weintraub
Technology

3 Simple and Creative Alternatives to Using PowerPoint for Presentations

Consider these options for making creative and inspiring presentations.
Cynthia Boris
New Tools and Tactics for a Killer Presentation
Technology

New Tools and Tactics for a Killer Presentation

While some of the traditional technology for presentations continues to change, compelling content and delivery are still key to making an impact on audiences.