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Deliver Better Presentations by Understanding PowerPoint’s Top 3 Myths

Whenever someone requests (or demands) that you send the PowerPoint deck ahead of time — so it can be reviewed the day before the presentation — a kitten dies.

Ignite: How speakers prepare

Most of the speakers are not particularly experienced. More than 50% are occasional speakers or have almost no experience at all. This is a fantastic number – ignite might be effective at giving visibility to people who don’t often get it or aren’t usually attracted to the stage.

The Steve Jobs Simplicity Test for PowerPoint Presentations

We use PPT like a magician uses a lovely assistant — to misdirect the attention of the audience.

The 22 minute meeting (Updated Now with Nicole Steinbok ignite video)

No one likes meetings and for good reason. In most meetings, most of the time, most people think most of what goes on is a waste of time.

So what if you took out all of the stupid, wasteful stuff and left only the useful parts?

Public speaking, the new geek sport in Silicon Valley – IGNITE!

The Ignite talks mix humor with serious subjects stoked by the tension of wondering whether the speaker will stay on track with their slides or implode on stage. (Remember there is the time limit. And did I mention alcohol?)

How to Improve Your Presentation Skills

The following guide explains how to prepare, deliver, and answer questions about a stellar presentation.

The 22 minute meeting from Seattle Ignite 9

Who decided meetings should be 30 or 60 minutes? What data is this based on? None. 30 and 60 minute meetings leave no time to get between meetings, and assumes, on average, people need an hour to sort things out. Certainly not all meetings can be run in 22 minutes, but many can, so we’d all be better off if the default time were small, not large.

How to capture a crowd: Expert advice – IGNITE MISSOUL A – TONIGHT – 3/4

What is the one thing I want them to remember if they remember nothing else?

Ignite Montreal part of global phenomenon

What do building a snow fort, surviving as a homeless person on the streets of Montreal, and learning about venture capital have in common? They’re all topics that will be presented at Ignite Montreal Tuesday…

Brain Exercise: The Top 10 TED Talks – These presentations are truly amazing!

Do you ever just take the time to learn about something that may have nothing to do with your immediate job or personal life?