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Provincial Instructor Diploma Program...check

Phew! Working on my final capstone assignment for the BC Provincial Instructor Diploma Program (PIDP).

It’s been a long journey. I started the PIDP while I was doing my master’s thesis for my Master’s degree in Business Administration (since I didn’t seem to have enough on my plate). 250 more words


Great ideas don't need props

What makes an entertaining play or film, a great book, or or music that touches your soul memorable? Is it the stage-set, the book cover design or the concert promotional material? 629 more words


Don't be a PowerPoint Putz! 5 Principles to help create Slide Presentations your audience will love.

You walk into the meeting room and beaming middle manager Johny has the screen all set up with clicker in hand and it suddenly dawns on you. 1,248 more words

Business Presentation

Three Golden Principles for Presentations

I’ve been looking at presentations for many years and I have concluded that nearly all presentations suck.

I am astonished that all those hard working professional people out there whose livelihood may depend on delivering an engaging, convincing presentation apparently have no clue about how to do it. 646 more words


Death by .... Google Slide? (Part 1 of 2 on visual presentations)

The SMART board is indifferent to your woes. It cares not for your opinion on the matter, nor does it hold any concern for the analysis you just made. 873 more words


Three Tips for PR Agency Pitching from an Old Client

“Our business is about talking with people, so I’d like to talk with you. I have a presentation I can show you if you want to see some slides, but my preference is to have a conversation.” 696 more words


Enhanced PowerPoint with concept maps

The problems associated with the poor use of PowerPoint in lectures have been well documented – in particular, the over-reliance of bullet points which misrepresent the content being delivered and often result in tedious lectures in which the lecturer just reads the slides to the audience. 349 more words