Public Speaking Blogosphere: Week in Review [2008-01-12]
Week in Review: Six Minutes
- Presentation Zen Book Review
A collection of expert book reviews for the Presentation Zen book.
- Six Simple Techniques for Presenting Data: Hans Rosling (TED, 2006)
A video critique of Hans Rosling’s popular TED speech where he uses novel software and simple techniques for delivering a fantastic statistics-based presentation.
Week in Review: Public Speaking Blogosphere
Of the many fine articles published last week, here are a few that stood out for me.
- How To Open Your Speech
Doug Stevenson makes a case for four different speech openings.
- 3 Tips for venue setup
Craig Strachan offers practical tips, including getting to know the A/V guy.
- Your Audience Doesn’t Have the Script
Pete Ryckman argues for a writing clear and simple narrative.
- How you dress = 55% of your presentation!
Lisa Braithwaite reminds us that the 7-38-55 “rule” of public speaking is often distorted.
- a year in iraq
Maybe too large for a presentation slide, but this graphic uses simple colors and patterns to convey a powerful message.
- Political Candidate Speaking Analysis
No surprise here. This was a hot topic throughout the blogosphere. A few of the highlights:
New Public Speaking Blogs
Since the public speaking blogosphere list was first published last week, we’ve grown by 10% with seven new additions bringing the total number of blogs to 77.
Thank you for helping to spread the word, thus helping to achieve the primary aim of the list: “to aid readers in the discovery of excellent public speaking blogs.”
New blogs to visit: