presentations
Loading page

Make Presentations Engaging And Memorable With The '1, 2... 4! Rule'

A good presentation is like a good joke — you don’t want the whole thing to be too predictable or it loses all of its power. Keeping the “1, 2… 4! rule” in mind while you put your presentation together can help.


Draft Your Presentation Before Making Slides For A Clearer Message

When you’re building a presentation, you may be tempted to dive right into making the slides. Instead, take the time to draft it as an outline first. You may know your material, but the outline helps you focus on the important points without getting carried away.


Make Better Presentations By Putting The Key Info In The First Minute

Put your presentation’s important information in the first minute to grab your audience’s attention. You’ll engage people more by showing them why they should listen — and make for a better presentation in the process.


App Directory: The Best Office Suite For Android

When it comes to productivity on the go, Android has come a long way. You now have plenty of options to stay productive on your phone or tablet. While the best will cost you money, you can get respectable features for free. We think MobiSystems’ OfficeSuite 8 is the best overall option for Android, but we have more options if the price tag scares you.


Practise Your Moves For A Presentation On Newspaper

When we’re uncomfortable in front of an audience, we tend to pace, sway, or otherwise move in detracting ways. One TED speaker coach offers advice for moving better on stage — the secret is newspaper.


Overcome Phone Shyness By Creating A Script

Does the prospect of calling someone fill you with dread? Do you put off making phone calls as long as you can? Whether you have nerves about talking on the phone or you’re just a little shy, The Art of Manliness suggests creating a script before you make a call to help calm you down.


The 10 Slides You Need To Pitch Your Business Idea

If you have a great idea for a new business, and you’re looking for funding or other support, you’ll probably have to break out the PowerPoint. There are only 10 slides you should need for your pitch.


Five Common Mistakes People Make When Telling Jokes

Nobody is perfect when it comes to humour. Some people just manage to recognise a bad joke early on and shut up, or kill their clumsier jokes gracefully. Here are some common mistakes you might make when it comes to being funny, and how you can identify them and avoid them.


Looney Tunes Animator Chuck Jones On Being Funny: It's About Delivery

Having a good sense of humour can make you more charismatic and become the type of person people like to be around. Being funny isn’t always easy, however, and legendary animator Chuck Jones believes the main ingredient is how you say or do something — not what you say or do.


Defeat Awkward Silences With Laughter

High-pressure situations and normal social interactions alike lend themselves to awkward pauses. When you don’t know what else to do, make ’em laugh.


Loading page