Is It Time To Ban PowerPoint?

Is It Time To Ban PowerPoint?

Last month in the Australian Financial Review Westpac Chief Executive Brian Hartzer was quoted as saying: “I think one of the dangers in large companies is that people start to think that their job is to create PowerPoint’s, [rather than] to make decisions...
Speaking at a conference? Here’s what NOT to do!

Speaking at a conference? Here’s what NOT to do!

I love speaking at conferences. It’s an opportunity to meet new people, challenge myself with new ideas and to travel. Wherever possible I stay for the day so I can listen to the speakers before me. I love hearing and seeing other people present and understand how...
Five things a speaker should NEVER do!

Five things a speaker should NEVER do!

In my March newsletter I shared my top five things a speaker should never do. They are: Write out a speech in full and read from your notes Wing it Go over time Arrive late Put your whole presentation on PowerPoint and then read from the slides So there you have it –...