Growing To Be A Better Communicator
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Presentation Excellence -- How To Guide

Every one of us has a natural presenter type, and there are six of them: Storyteller, Counselor, Coach, Teacher, Producer, Inventor. If you can understand yo...

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Guillermo Pérez's curator insight, April 8, 2014 11:43 PM

Claves importantes para hablar y exponer en público.

Johani Karonen's curator insight, April 9, 2014 3:20 AM

Excellence through some self analysis and good advice!

Theophilus's curator insight, April 9, 2014 9:53 AM

Some good insights shared here on the best options to employ when presenting. An amateur, it is said, when asked to speak, first thinks about what will be said, while a professional asks, "Who is my audience?".

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Using Personal Stories + Adding Suspense to Biz Presentations

Using Personal Stories + Adding Suspense to Biz Presentations | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Jane Praeger’s thirteen years of documentary filmmaking helps her coach executives and improve their presentations.
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Karen Dietz's curator insight, December 13, 2013 7:56 PM

In this free podcast, story guru Annette Simmons interviews Jane Praeger who used to deliver media training to clients. During the interview Jane talks about her transition to storytelling and how she now works with stories with clients.


There's a great story shared, and a terrific clip to watch. Praeger talks about the use of suspense and suprise to keep people engaged with your story.


There's good stuff here! I hope you enjoy it and learn lots :) 


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling atwww.scoop.it/t/just-story-it 

Krista Finstad-Milion's curator insight, December 15, 2013 9:07 AM

The best stories come from paying close attention to the field which require listening and the capacity to capture moments of truth. This video seems to demonstrate these strengths in an authentic way.  

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5 Powerful Ways for Opening a Presentation

5 Powerful Ways for Opening a Presentation | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
We've all been there before: staring at the glow of your blank computer screen with no idea on how to open or start your talk. For starters, you should never be staring at PowerPoint with no clear ...

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Trisha Proud's comment, July 30, 2013 6:45 PM
Patricia - saying something memorable, wearing something memorable and sometimes I bring something memorable! Trisha Proud
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Karen Dietz's comment, July 30, 2013 8:35 PM
Thank you Trisha, Patricia, Peter, Richard, Denyse, Lalita, Karen and Ivon for your comments! I've been enjoying the conversation and thoughts.
Don Breedwell's curator insight, August 1, 2013 7:51 PM

This is a reminder for all of us who are teachers and Ouse power point in the classroom, too. 

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How to create great slides for presentations

How to create great PowerPoint slides. Top tips and tools to use to create slides using PowerPoint, including fonts, colours and themes.

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uamblearning's curator insight, January 31, 2013 8:40 AM

Excelentes recomendaciones para crear presentaciones. MPPB

PublishME's comment, July 9, 2013 11:01 PM
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Two Pens's curator insight, July 15, 2013 6:23 PM

Nicely designed!

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Why you should not 'ditch the PowerPoint'

Why you should not 'ditch the PowerPoint' | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
PowerPoint has earned a reputation as a relic that makes presentations less effective, but it’s a useful tool that speakers often misuse.

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Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives

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Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives-Ideally, when a person thinks of presentations, they think of Powerpoint.

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FutureITouch's curator insight, December 1, 2013 8:52 PM

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 5, 2013 4:34 AM

There are many alternatives to PowerPoint, here are some of the better ones.

Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, December 20, 2013 6:58 AM

Interesting alternatives to powerpoint, worth exploring, though of variable usefulness. 

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Sad But True: PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do. Tell stories!

Sad But True: PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do. Tell stories! | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
How many times have you heard the phrase, "PowerPoint sucks!" or "slides kill presentations?" Here's something to think about as you head into the weekend: PowerPoint doesn't suck. You suck. Sorry. I don't mean "you" (the person reading this blog...

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Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 1:21 PM
I agree Andrew. Tools are tools and it's all about how you use them that counts.
Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 1:23 PM
Good question Thomas! I think it is an ongoing dance between learning good storytelling and then learning the tools for maximum impact.
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, August 2, 2013 7:44 AM

recentlyrue recently I had to get students to use Powerpoint as the Internet connection was too slow to have them all work at once on other online presentation tools. After laying down some ground rules about effective use they amazed us with their creative responses. It is not the tool. It is how you use it. And how teachers plan for it!