This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Sin categoría

/Sin categoría

Howard Gardner on Learning, Philosophy and Communication

By |April 11th, 2016|

In the LaVanguardia newspaper today there is a fantastic interview with Howard Gardner (author of multiple intelligences theory).

http://www.lavanguardia.com/lacontra/20160411/401021583313/una-mala-persona-no-llega-nunca-a-ser-buen-profesional.html

 It’s in Spanish, but here are the best quotes (in bold) with my thoughts underneath:

“I have discovered that there are some people who are very good at solving problems, but bad at explaining them. And there are other […]

(English) Don’t speak about yourself at the beginning – 5 parts to a great presentation opening

By |April 2nd, 2016|

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense.

How to brainstorm alone – try this proven method that only takes 10 minutes

By |January 14th, 2016|

There are many books and articles about how to brainstorm with a group. But what about when you are alone? And you need to get some new ideas fast? I have been using a method for the last seven years in my workshops and also for myself, that has proven time and again to be […]

Delete the “Thank you!” slide – how to end your presentation

By |January 14th, 2016|

The most important sections of your presentation are the beginning and ending. The beginning is when you will grab the attention of the audience and hopefully persuade them you are worth listening to for the next 20 minutes, and the ending will be where you summarise your main points and key message in such a […]

Better organise your life with 3 InBoxes

By |January 14th, 2016|

Each of us, every day, has to manage large amounts of new information coming at us in a continuous avalanche. Most of this information comes at us digitally, and there are many tools (my favourite being Evernote) to capture and organise this deluge. But what about the physical inputs? Are there effective ways of capturing […]

5 things to do in the bathroom before your presentation.

By |January 14th, 2016|

We all feel nervous before speaking in front of an audience. There’s no escaping the nerves, the best thing is to recognise the symptoms for what they are, that they are natural to everyone and that the most important things in life should make you nervous.

Of course, if you haven’t done any preparation then you […]

How to remember what you want to say during your presentation

By |November 9th, 2015|

En este vídeo de 5 minutos respondo una de las preguntas más comunes sobre la realización de presentaciones – ¿cómo puedo estar menos nervioso? A menudo, los nervios pueden provenir de un miedo de ir completamente en blanco en medio de su presentación. Sin embargo, a diferencia de los actores (que no pueden tomar su […]

Don’t say it!

By |November 9th, 2015|

There are many things that we would be better off not saying when speaking in public, but here are three definite no-no’s. And yet I hear them all the time!

Never open your presentation by asking the audience, “How is everyone today?” (or other variations such as “How are you all doing?”, “Is everyone having a […]

You are Mr Miyagi, not the Karate Kid: The most important person in your presentation

By |November 9th, 2015|

What is the most important aspect of your Presentation?

You?
Your ideas?
Your arguments?
Your PowerPoint?

I ask this question at the beginning of every workshop I give on Presenting Powerfully. The answers are always varied. No one group ever agrees on what is the most important thing. However, I believe that the most important thing in every presentation is […]