Episode #094: My Best Presentation Tips and Tools

Gather Your Ideas, Craft Your Slides and Deliver Your Talk

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at the Podcast Movement conference. It was easily one of the best conferences I’ve ever attended. Hard to believe it’s only in its second year.

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It was an honor to share the stage with some pretty big names! And though I’d like to believe I bring my “A” game every time, finding myself in this group would require me to pull out all the stops.

Thankfully, my speaking opportunities have increased considerably in the two years since launching this podcast, giving me the chance to hone my skills on smaller stages.

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Episode #063: Read More in Less Time: My 5 Favorite Reading Apps

Umano LogoEver feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to read as much as you’d like?

Chances are, it’s one of the reasons you listen to a podcast like this one.

It’s not just about reading more in less time, mind you. It’s also about smartly leveraging what might otherwise be wasted down time.

Today’s episode focuses on some of my favorite apps for doing both.

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Bonus Episode: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson [Audio Summary]

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson is an American writer and biographer.

He was formerly the editor of TIME magazine as well as CEO and chairman of the CNN news network.

Isaacson has written best-selling biographies of Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, and is also the author of American Sketches (2003).

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Bonus Episode: Fascinate by Sally Hogshead [Audio Summary]

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Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation by Sally Hogshead

Sally Hogshead is one of the leading marketers and advertising writers in the United States and develops marketing strategies for leading companies such as Starbucks and Microsoft.

She graduated from Duke University and founded her own advertising agency when she was just 27 years old.

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Bonus Episode: Creativity Inc by Ed Catmull [Audio Summary]

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Creativity Inc. – Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

by Ed Catmull with Amy Wallace

Ed Catmull is the current president of both Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, and was co-founder of Pixar in 1986. In addition to being a successful manager, he has also contributed many important tools in computer graphics and animation.

Amy Wallace is an editor-at-large at Los Angeles magazine as well as a correspondent for GQ.

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