Monthly Archives: May 2009

Presenting in a foreign language

Today we have a guest post from Maureen McGuinness about speech delivery in a foriegn language. You can follow Maureen on twitter! Presenting and public speaking are challenging but rewarding skills to learn. They require time and dedication to be successfully executed. But what if you had to present in another language? As a languages [...]
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How to use the Pen tool in PowerPoint

As an alternative to laser pointers you might be interested in using Microsoft PowerPoint’s built in pen tool. In this video post I explain how to use the pen tool and how it could be used to explain code snippets. [Update: RSS readers click here to watch the video] This is my first screen cast, so feedback [...]
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Your speech writing environment

I’m busy writing my third Toastmasters speech (see my first and second) which I will deliver on June 1st. I’m spending a lot of time working at my desk (pictured above) and even more time procrastinating. I’ve accumulated a few applications and other essentials that help me write a speech: WriteMonkey WriteMonkey is a distraction free [...]
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