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Public speaking can be nerve-wracking for anyone. If you want to become more comfortable when you have to present to a crowd, fully prepare for it with a few tips from Mikael Cho, co-founder of ooomf.
Storytelling is an important skill, whether you’re a professional writer or not. Who better to teach us about excellent storytelling than the creative folks at Pixar? Here are 22 rules to phenomenal storytelling, shared by Brave storyboard artist Emma Coats.
Windows Phone 8/Office 2013: Controlling presentations from a smartphone isn’t a new idea, but Office Remote (an experimental project from Microsoft Research) is a fairly nifty implementation. As well as enabling slide navigation and incorporating a built-in timer and laser pointer, it can also easily navigate through Excel charts and Word documents.
BlackBerry: Many presentations falter because the slides are overloaded with text and fiddly animations. BlackBerry Express is a presentation builder that eliminates that issue: you can’t have more than 140 characters on a single slide, and formatting is applied automatically.
Giving a speech to a large audience is hard, and although we have a few ways to help normal people give great speeches, every extra tip can help. James Altucher is no stranger to addressing groups, but he has a few key mantras to adhere to when standing in front of a crowd. One of the most important ones is “ABV: Always Be Vulnerable”.