Humanize Your Talk to Make It Interesting & Memorable

The difference between a dry speech and an interesting one is in how much the speaker humanizes the talk. Pure facts, statistics, information, or explanations are not in and of themselves riveting. But when you add humanizing elements, you make your talk mesmerizing and memorable. Here are some examples. Use […]

Just Say No to PowerPoint

There’s actually a week in February called that: “Just Say No to PowerPoint Week.”  Really.  Initiated by a communication consultant in California, it’s her attempt to get presenters to focus on one-on-one communication instead of hiding behind the crutch that PowerPoint can be. While I can understand her thinking—PowerPoint can […]