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Trick Out My PowerPoint: Episode 2

Every second of the day, PowerPoint is used in approximately 350 presentations around the world. To put that into perspective, there are more PowerPoint presentations born every second than babies. 959 more words

Training

Presenting to Executives - insights and ideas

5 Tips for Presenting to Executives

Presenting to your peers is (relatively) easy. The stakes aren’t high. If you screw up, they’ll usually let it slip. 560 more words

Leadership

Fun: There’s a Right Way and a Wrong Way

“In our culture, fun is equated with a waste of time.”

I had this conversation twice in the past week. One person was talking about the culture of his country. 427 more words

Training

If L&D Professionals Don’t Set Clear Expectations, Someone’s Gonna Get Hurt

Last week, as part of a teambuilding activity, I played paintball with some co-workers. Before we were allowed to fire away at each other, we were given a mandatory “briefing” during which the rules of engagement were explained. 531 more words

Training

Instead of PowerPoint... dance?

If you’ve read my blog posts for a while, you know I have some strong opinions about PowerPoint. In short, I think it’s a powerful tool that is all too often poorly used in presentations, wasting people’s time and turning them more cynical to training and presentations in general. 139 more words

Presentation Skills

Coming in 2015... Online Training and Apps

            

Coming in 2015…

Starting in 2015, we will have several new online and mobile training programs including Preventing Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace, … 74 more words

Presentation Skills

Will PowerPoint Replace You?

The other day, as I cleaned up a colleague’s slides, he said: “Wow Brian, you’re a PowerPoint ninja!” It was a nice compliment. While I’m still nowhere near the ability of a… 375 more words

Presentation Skills