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  • Why you should not use a thank you slide and what to do instead
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    Why You Shouldn't Use a Thank You Slide (And What to Do Instead)
    April 25, 2018
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    Almost like an unspoken rule, people will almost always end their presentations using one...
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    DON'T Buy a Professional PowerPoint Template Until You Read This
    April 11, 2018
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    The advantages of purchasing and using professional PowerPoint templates are quite clear: Use a...
  • Heres How President Obama Gave Stellar Inspirational Speeches
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    How President Obama Gave Stellar Inspirational Speeches
    March 28, 2018
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    Love him or hate him, I think we can all agree that President Obama...
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    9 Cool PowerPoint Slides You Can Make From Scratch
    March 13, 2018
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    The idea of having the coolest PowerPoint slides in the office is getting trendier...
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    Why Being Perfect Sucks and Being Good is Good Enough
    February 20, 2018
    Blog Post
    Many of us just want to be perfect at everything we do. It’s like...
  • How A Single Presentation Made My Client Hate Me
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    How A Single Presentation Made My Client Hate Me
    February 6, 2018
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    Five years ago, I was asked to put together a deck for a client....
  • Feature Image - Why You Should Never (Ever) Memorize Your Presentation
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    Why You Should Never (Ever) Memorize Your Presentation
    January 23, 2018
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    I get it. Memorizing your presentation seems like a good idea. After all, every...
  • Feature Image - 3 Tips to Handle Questions and Answers During a Presentation
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    3 Tips To Handle Questions And Answers During A Presentation
    January 9, 2018
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    From the get-go, I’m going to say Questions and Answers (Q&A) sessions shouldn’t be...
  • Feature Image - Why Bullet Points Have No Place In Your Presentations
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    Here's Why Bullet Points Have No Place In Your Presentations
    December 12, 2017
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    Bullet points suck. I feel that they’re the plague of the presentation world, except...