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Only Fools and Presentations

Watch this week’s videocast, which finds insights on how to deliver a presentation from an unlikely source: the Trotter brothers. It shows how arguments unlock the key to good delivery. It’s funny, too. Get my new book, Awful Presentations, here.  

Presentation of the Year 2017…kind of…

Video – “MY PRESENTATION OF THE YEAR 2017″…sort of. Watch my seasonal ‘presentation of the year’ short video to see the kind of role models I like to cite, and maybe learn how a presentation should be more of a conversation than a performance.

Discussion on Awful Presentations with Samantha Kelly on Crowdcast

I know it looks like the opening titles to The Brady Bunch (for those of a certain age) but this is actually a screenshot of my recent Crowdcast with Samantha kelly (and others) on presentations and ‘Awful Presentations’. It was a really good way to explore a subject with interaction, questions, polls, in-vision contributions and sample …

Sean O’Sullivan – My Interview with the Dragon

We all know Sean O’Sullivan from Dragon’s Den and on first glance he seems the very epitome of an ‘entrepreneur’: tough New York childhood, single mother, family of eight, self-taught computer programmer, purchaser of first computer with savings for work as computer programmer, starter of first company in early twenties, founder of ‘Jump Starter’ programme …

Why the Bullets? Let’s Start with That! – Free Book Chapter

The biggest presentation failing has got to be the put-loads-of-bullet-points-on-screen-and-then-read-them-out syndrome, so if you want to learn why people persist in doing this – and more importantly how to put it right – you can find out in chapter 1 of my new book which is available free through the publisher’s website here. Let me never …

Interview on RTE’s Tubridy Show with Dave Fanning

Listen to my interview with super-fast-talking, rock-dj-legend, Irish-John-Peel (only better!!) broadcaster Dave Fanning on the October bank holiday edition of the Tubridy show. Interestingly, after a previous radio interview, a friend of mine commented that I reminded him of Dave Fanning. In the light of this observation, I thought maybe I should slow things down, but in …