January 23, 2018
Questions, Q&A, planned question

Have a Planned Question for Your Silent Q&A

Have you ever asked, “Do you have any questions” during your presentation and gotten no response from the audience?  How did that feel?  How long did […]
November 28, 2017
Q&A, question mark

Never Close with Q&A

As technical presenters, there is an expectation to close our presentation with a Questions and Answers (Q&A) session.  A couple years ago, I attended 3 technical […]
October 27, 2017
using a laser pointer in your presentation

Beware the Laser Pointer

Have you watched a dog, maybe YOUR dog, chase a wiggly red dot of light from a laser pointer?  Isn’t that great fun?  Have you ever […]
April 3, 2017
Effective technical slide presentation, presenter view

The Needed Presenter

A friend recently told me that all he hears from his daughter in college is that her professors read to her from their PowerPoint slides and […]