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Take Your PowerPoint From Mess to Success 
(Due to technical difficulties, only the last 45 minutes or so of the presentation were captured on video. My apologies.)

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Slide Design/Research Experts

Jennifer Kammeyer

Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi's YouTube channel  Here's an example of a makeover of a slide with a graph

Cliff Atkinson

Garr Reynolds

Nancy Duarte

Chris Atherton

Michael Alley 

Image Sites

Stock Xchng


Videos - Research effectively presented with slides

Simon Raybould explains cloud computing

Rachel Armstrong, TEDGlobal - Architecture that repairs itself

Hans Rosling, 2010 TEDxChange - The good news of the decade

Hans Rosling, 2009 TEDIndia - Asia's rise: how and when

Hans Rosling, 2007 - New insights on poverty

Hans Rosling, 2006 - The best stats you've ever seen!

General Presentation Reading

Recommended Reading

Free Public Speaking Handouts

Visit the Speak Schmeak Blog


101 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking

"7-Week Shortcut to Public Speaking Confidence" e-course

Free Public Speaking Handouts

** Note: When you sign up to download a handout, you will be sent a *confirmation e-mail* -- you will be required to respond in order to be added to the list, but you will only be added once, no matter how many handouts you download. Your information will not be shared with anyone else.

Dealing With Hecklers - Always be prepared when dealing with difficult audience members. Turn a heckler into an ally!

7 Ways to Practice Public Speaking at Work - find opportunities to practice, and your skills and confidence will continue to improve

What to Do With That Pesky Microphone - use this list to check your microphone handling skills before a presentation

Presentation Tools Checklist - make sure you have everything you need before you go to your presentation

Presentation Readiness Checklist - use this checklist to organize yourself from the moment you get the gig

Foods and Drinks to Avoid Before Speaking - did you know that some foods and drinks inhibit your ability to speak effectively?

Powerful Presentation Tips - my top ten most critical points for successful public speaking

Relaxation and Vocal Preparation Exercises - prepare your voice and body and reduce anxiety at the same time

Recommended Reading

~ Lisa Braithwaite, M.A.
lisa AT coachlisab DOT com
Twitter: @LisaBraithwaite

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