Don’t Set Yourself Up for Failure as a Speaker

Don’t set yourself up for failure as a speaker by not being fully prepared to use PowerPoint


My final post for 2013 (besides the one announcing I was taking a break so I could complete my book on hearing loss) addressed the challenges with using PowerPoint in a presentation if you are not accustomed to using it.

I recently gave an educational moment on this topic at a Toastmasters meeting.  The video is here:

Don't set yourself up for failure as a speaker


There is a GREAT presentation on Slideshare called “You Suck at PowerPoint:. The point? It’s not the program. Its YOU!    Here it is:


For fun I created a cartoon titled “The Military Uses PowerPoint”   Yes, I have pretty strong feelings and opinions about PowerPoint. Used effectively, it can be a powerful tool. Used ineffectively and it can tank your talk.

The Military Uses Powerpoing









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