Category Archives: Fun with Public Speaking

Shoot down bullets when it comes to Power Point

Do you love using bullets? Are you bullet-crazy? Well there has been some evidence that shows why bullets are not always the best choice. The research work of professional public speaker, Chris Atherton, in which she tested the effectiveness of using two types … Continue reading

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A PowerPoint example (as promised in the May newsletter)

For a PowerPoint example on how to mix the visuals with the words, let’s start with how to makeover bullet-point slides – I will take four facts about the benefits of yoga: My bullet point slide would say: Hot Yoga … Continue reading

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Observations from the crowd: The Vancouver International Auto Show

Here’s a blog entry from Pamela’s staff member: Katharine Sawchuk. From March 29th to April 3rd I worked the Vancouver International Auto Show. I felt like I was swimming through a sea of all kinds of people. My job was … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung – and so have new beginnings

It’s spring time and that means looking at new beginnings – and there’s nothing more like a beginning than the opening of a presentation. The opening is your beginning, so start fresh and create new ways to open your presentation. … Continue reading

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Pam takes a look at The King’s Speech!

Inspiring. Riveting and all around enjoyable. I have had many clients email and suggest very strongly that I see “The King’s Speech”.  I have procrastinated, but today I lived big. I took two hours off in the middle of the … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech

A lot of you have been writing Pamela about a movie that has created a lot of Oscar buzz, “The King’s Speech.” The King’s Speech is based on a true story about King George VI (played by Colin Firth, who has … Continue reading

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Presentations don’t have to drain your audiences over time

Let’s say it’s a hot, August day. You’re in your office’s boardroom, the windows won’t open and the A.C. is on full blast. The environment is stale. You have to give a 20 minute Power Point presentation on the latest … Continue reading

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