Category Archives: Presentations

Beyond Bullet Points Online Course is Ready to Go!

We’ve launched our Beyond Bullet Points 101 Online Course and we wanted to tell you about it! The BBP 101 course takes you step-by-step through the process of creating an example presentation beyond bullet points — and help you to… KEEP READING

BBP Webinar this Monday: Looking Under The Hood of BBP

At first glance, it may look like the Beyond Bullet Points approach is complicated, but in reality there are 3 main innovations that give it enormous strength. In this live webinar you’ll learn what they are and how to relate… KEEP READING

BBP Webinar this Thursday: Craft Your Story Faster with the BBP Storyboard Sketchpad

Sometimes you don’t have much time to put your presentation together, and you need a quick way to structure what you’re going to say. Next time, try the BBP Storyboard Sketchpad as an abbreviated story template, and you’ll learn how… KEEP READING

BBP Featured in Fox News

For  Cliff’s 5 Essentials for Effective Presentations, check out this Fox News iMag article: http://www.foxnews.com/imag/Career/5+Essentials+for+an+Effective+PowerPoint

Visualize Your Way to a Successful Presentation

I’ve repeatedly read about visualization and its effectiveness in helping presenters get ready for a presentation. This tool calms the nerves of those who fear giving presentations. Presenters also find their presentations go smoother when they see what they get… KEEP READING

Book Review: The Power Presenter

A new book titled The Power Presenter: Technique, Style and Strategy from America’s Top Speaking Coach focuses on improving your delivery, what you say and how you say it. Author Jerry Weissman starts with a story of a CEO who gave the… KEEP READING

Book Review – slide:ology

In her new book slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations, Nancy Duarte shows how to create effective, intriguing, and visual presentations from the beginning of the process where you ask questions to know your audience better. It works… KEEP READING

How to Find Your Metaphor, with author Anne Miller

Anne Miller’s superb book Metaphorically Selling encourages the use of metaphors to get your point across. Cliff’s book Beyond Bullet Points helps presenters think beyond words in telling a story that grips their audience. Put them to together for a… KEEP READING

10 Ways to Give a Bad Presentation

Public speaking often appears on the top ten list of fears. It’s not as if speaking will put you at risk for poison like a snake or spider could. But seriously, fear is the least of your problems when you… KEEP READING

Book Review: Presentation Zen

99 percent of PowerPoint presentation sucks. So begins Presentation Zen with an introduction from Guy Kawasaki. Or I should say, the book opens with a presentation from Kawasaki. Before getting to business, author Garr Reynolds explains that Presentation Zen is… KEEP READING