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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.

Microsoft Sway Adds Embed And Import Features

Microsoft has added some new features to the web version of Sway, its presentation builder that isn’t PowerPoint. The big additions in this version are the ability to use embed codes from other sites and an enhanced range of import options.

Five Best Online Presentation Creation Tools

You don’t have to download an office suite to build great-looking presentations. There are plenty of online options that work well from any computer with a web browser, whether it’s your desktop PC at work, or a laptop on the go. This week we’re looking at five of the best.

Admitting Your Weaknesses Makes For A Stronger Presentation

Giving a good presentation requires confidence, but that doesn’t mean you should jump around shrieking like a televangelist who has been binge-drinking red cordial. A little humility and willingness to admit your own weaknesses will make your content more persuasive.

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