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As an L&D professional, what's your legacy?

In 1872, Susan B. Anthony voted for a congressman in the U.S. election. As a result, she was arrested and fined.

Fourteen years after she died, the 19th amendment to the U.S. 436 more words


A Slide Deck Makeover with Before and After Images

This week I had an opportunity to sit in a high level meeting and team up with my boss to make a brief presentation. My initial instinct for any presentation is to find ways to get people involved and engaged in the presentation. 293 more words

Presentation Skills

"Should we be using Prezi?"

I was sitting across the table from a colleague yesterday and we began talking about presentation skills. When our conversation turned to PowerPoint, I shared this presentation with her: 525 more words

Presentation Skills

Stage Presence for Presenters

Find your light

I’ve been collaborating with a colleague who teaches performing arts in putting together a “stage presence” workshop for educators and presenters. Our joint approach was sparked by a hallway conversation a few months ago about how stage and theatre performers have much in common with teachers: both need to foster an immediate, emotional connection with the audience/class, and both need to create and sustain an atmosphere of excitement, engagement and inspiration.  282 more words

Clinical Education

Don't let your presentations get too easy

I went for a run the other day. I had set my sights on a 6.5-mile run along Lake Washington in Seattle. As I got going, I realized I was feeling really good. 618 more words


Product Review (kind of): SlideBot

Who doesn’t want a faster way to create amazing slides for their next presentation?

When a colleague sent me a link to SlideBot last week, I was intrigued. 578 more words


Is it really a train the "trainer" session? Or is it a train the "SME" session?

Last week I was talking with a colleague who made a distinction between what she perceives her team as doing compared to what some other teams do. 569 more words