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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! | Hitchhiker | 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...

Via Ken Morrison, Karen Dietz, Insight Narrator
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Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 10:21 AM
I agree Andrew. Tools are tools and it's all about how you use them that counts.
Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 10:23 AM
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 4:44 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!

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Crafting Your Talk/Story for TED or TEDx

Crafting Your Talk/Story for TED or TEDx | Hitchhiker | Scoop.it
A good short talk presents one idea, tells one story, and asks one question.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, May 1, 2013 1:22 PM

What a powerful article with a very simple idea: a winning structure to use for a 15-20 minute presentation!


If you are going to speak at TED or TEDx, or if you need to boil down an hour-long presentation to 15-20 minutes, how do you do it?


By following the 3 steps in the article. Written by Nick Morgan who works in public speaking, I think his advice really works.


And story is front and center. Now how great is that?!


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

Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, May 2, 2013 1:12 PM

I'd love to talk at a TED or TEDx conference.

Renee Baribeau's curator insight, May 10, 2013 8:34 AM

Thanks for sharing..