Star Wars and Selling

How can a magnificent church moment help us when presenting or training?  Read on and I'll explain. Easter Sunday, Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucestershire. The place was packed to the rafters for such an occasion.  The Abbey is exhilarating, the architecture ambitious and authentic, and Canon Paul Williams was at his best that morning. My daughter was singing in the choir and the Abbey seemed to be full with children.  How correct is that.  But with a limited attention span, Canon Paul had his work cut out. He began to talk about…

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PowerPoint and the Full Stop

Have you ever been presenting using a PowerPoint slide that happens to have a series of bullets to use to expand on with your audience? Here's a real nifty tip for you. We've all been there before and many of us convert the bulleted words into animations so they reveal each other when we click the remote. That way we stay in control and can talk through the bullets in our own time. I know we shouldn't use bullets and words on slides or, in fact, we ought not to…

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