Article Category: Weekend Reviews

Public Speaking Articles: Week in Review [2008-04-26]

Week In ReviewEvery Saturday, we survey the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

Topics featured this week include:

  • the launch of a Toastmasters article series;
  • media training;
  • slide design;
  • speaking cliches; and
  • insight into speaking fees of professional speakers.

Six Minutes

Week in Review: Six Minutes

Three articles were featured this week:

Week in Review: Public Speaking Blogosphere

Public Speaking Blogs

These are the best public speaking articles from the past week:

Toastmasters Contest Articles

Make Your Slides Simple…

Here’s a warning from the web comic xkcd.

Bear with me for a moment” may buy you a few seconds, but audiences won’t be patient forever. If you find yourself saying this over and over again, it’s a good indication that your slides are far too complex. Eliminate unnecessary elements, and retain only the meaningful bits of any slide.

Confusing PowerPoint Slides

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