Design Presentations Tips Tutorial

Everything You Need to Know About Using Speaker Notes in PowerPoint

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Through preparing for our newest Duarte workshop, Slide Design Lab, we realized there’s a feature that many presenters don’t realize plays a key role in slide design and speaker support: speaker notes in PowerPoint®. To use your speaker notes in PowerPoint most effectively during your next talk, follow the tips below. What are speaker notes […] continue reading

Delivery Event Strategy Tips

10 Ways to Prepare for a TED Style Talk

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There’s one question I’m asked frequently: how to give a TED Talk that works. I’ve given all types of talks. And while all presentations take an investment to make them effective, the creation of a high-stakes, beautifully staged TED-style talk often proves to be especially difficult. It takes work to craft the talk, and then […] continue reading

Delivery Question Tips

Performance Anxiety No More: How to Stop Stuttering When You Present

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Recently we received a tweet from a follower of @Duarte requesting advice to help a stuttering presenter. “The presenter is competent with the material,” the message said, “but gets nervous and begins to stutter on stage.” As a speech-language pathologist, I immediately began thinking of stuttering from a clinical perspective. I had flashbacks of a […] continue reading

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