Are you working on your swing?

If you’re selling an idea, a product or service, your success is going to depend on your swing. Tiger Woods was 3 shots behind Vijay Singh at the 2006 Deutsche Bank golf tournament. The night before the final round he called his coach for some advice. He knew he wouldn’t beat Singh unless he improved his game. His coach watched Wood’s performance on a TV replay. He advised him to work on his backswing in the mirror for 30 minutes and then his downswing for another 30 minutes. Woods worked on his swing for 2 hours that night. He then got up at 2 a.m. to work on it for… Read More

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Life by PowerPoint

My study of presentation design began in 2007.  The first books I read were Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds and Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte.  Both these books focused on slide design, so, to apply what I was learning I began to re-work the slides I use in my corporate presentations. This led me to discover the many capabilities of PowerPoint. (I believe that most people use the templates provided and do not have the time or opportunity to explore the vast array of options available to them.) I discovered that PowerPoint is such a useful/powerful tool that I began to use it to do posters and promotional materials for a… Read More

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