Salesforce’s annual software conference, Dreamforce, took San Francisco by storm this week. The conference saw 160,000 attendees and 1,600 keynotes and sessions, including those ranging from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Hawn Foundation Founder Goldie Hawn to Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins and Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette.
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By Trevor Currie
You’re a smart, experienced professional with a depth of expertise and a range of experience that is exhaustive and the envy of those around you. So when you’re asked to speak at a conference or to share your knowledge with a group of colleagues or clients, you … Read More..
By now, most of us have heard how crucial storytelling is to a presentation. But it’s not always the easiest thing to do: Which story do you choose to illustrate your message, and what parts do you leave out? What’s the best way to deliver the story once you’ve chosen … Read More..
Two of the biggest conferences for marketers — Content Marketing World and Hubspot’s Inbound 2015 — took place this week, with no shortage of headlines (and tweets!). CMWorld boasted guests such as actor John Cleese, author Kristina Halvorson, and content marketing expert Jay Baer, while Inbound’s speakers included author … Read More..
Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce conference just keeps getting bigger and bigger: CEOs like Satya Nadella (Microsoft), Susan Wojcicki (YouTube), Travis Kalanick (Uber) and Chuck Robbins (Cisco) will converge with celebrities such as Goldie Hawn, Jessica Alba and Donna Karan to keynote the San Francisco software conference next week, which is expected … Read More..
TEDx speakers are increasingly claiming some of the top spots on the list of the most popular TED talks of all time. A couple examples:
How Great Leaders Inspire Action, a talk delivered by author Simon Sinek at TEDxPugetSound, has more than 23 million views and is the
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If you’re worried we’re on the brink of another global economic crisis, you’re not alone. Recent headlines have given reason for concern: China’s share prices have continued to fall despite moves taken by the government to prop up prices (let’s also not forget China’s “Black Monday” panic, where Chinese stocks … Read More..
You’ve probably heard this advice before: Don’t use bullet points in your presentations. But do you know why presentation design experts are so adamantly opposed to the bullet point format?
Here’s the simple, but perhaps surprising, explanation to why bullet points are bad for presentations: Bullet points make information more … Read More..