A great Venn diagram from Indexed:
Your audience’s attention is a lot like your virginity. You only get to lose it once.
- Thursday Jul 30 - 11:02pm
New Rule: If PowerPoint makes it easy to do, you probably shouldn’t do it. Too many terrible slides began with "Wow, this looks cool!"
- Thursday Jul 30 - 11:01pm
Unless your presentation tells a story, the audience won’t care about the ending — they’ll just pray for it.
- Thursday Jul 30 - 10:59pm
New Rule: If you expect someone to read your lengthy bio before your talk, you forfeit right to use the words "me" and "I" in your speech.
- Thursday Jul 30 - 10:48pm
New Rule: you may not read your slides unless you're speaking to an audience full of kindergartners.
- Thursday Jul 30 - 10:40pm
New Rule: A speaker who shows a slide with more than 7 bullet points on it must immediately stop speaking, sit down & forfeit their fee.
- Thursday Jul 30 - 10:15pm