True or False?
1. The speaker is responsible for giving the lecture.
2. The speaker is not responsible for the technical aspects of the venue.
1 = TRUE 2=FALSE!!
As much as we want to divorce ourselves from anything but standing in front of an audience and letting the wisdom roll off our tongues, we need … Read the rest
Things to know about using copyrighted material
When giving presentations, it’s tempting to just put in any text or photo you can grab off the internet. It’s best to learn a little about the rights of the owner.
As soon as a person creates a work, it holds a copyright.… Read the rest
I recently sat through a good talk on a scientific presentation. The topic doesn’t matter, but the PhD had trouble during the talk. You’ll want to note this – to keep your lecture spot on.
Each point built up and was enhanced by the next slide. Our attention was focused and then 10 minutes into the … Read the rest
We recently stopped in Manzanillo, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas aka the Mexican Rivera. (Buick made a car called the Riviera – nice and now collectible.)
These are beach towns. A lot of white sand beckons. Pack the sunscreen. You’ll be closer to the equator, where the rays will hit you at more… Read the rest
Speaking on a cruise ship is a bit different than in front of a company or association. You have no idea what the background or interests of your audience might be. This can be a challenge.
Clip and save. Read on.
1. As a Special Interest speaker, you need to know your material – front and back. You are presented… Read the rest