When it comes to presenting, the slides are not the product on display – the speaker is. The person is the presentation. Not even the best slides can save a presentation if an individual cannot effectively communicate the main ideas behind the topic at hand.
Just as a pumpkin spice latte is an homage to Fall, a Starbucks holiday cup is a symbol of holiday spirit and season greetings.
Twitter was born in 2006 and quickly became a social media phenomenon. In the beginning, the reason for the 140-character limit was to mimic the length of SMS messages. SMS messages were limited to 160 characters, and Twitter decided to save the remaining 20 characters for the username. However, the character limit soon became one of the […]
I bought a TIVO recently – their Bolt model. It is very good with lots of capabilities, but the few-page manual which came with it is very poor. It hardly tells you anything about how to operate the system.
Time will tell whether McDonald’s will hold up their promise or not. Until then, let’s examine the lessons we can learn from this PR stunt gone wrong.
How many times have you been to a tech conference where the keynote speaker has been so good that they held the room spellbound for the entire length of their presentation? That what they had to say was so compelling 20 minutes simply flew by? I have – it was an inspiring experience that has […]