Episode #40: Just Us

Welcome back to the Rad Presenters Podcast! This is our 40th episode, and we have a very special announcement this week, so have a listen!

Thanks for all your support on the show!

Links

Stephanie’s Books | Effective Data Visualization | Presenting Data Effectively

Jon’s Book | Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Scott McCloud | Understanding ComicsTED Talk

Tapestry Conference

Podcasts

PolicyViz Podcast

Lea Pica

Ethos3 Podcast

Dr. Michelle Mazur (Rebel Speaker Podcast)

The Presentation Podcast

Michael Hyatt

Episode #39: Phil Waknell

Welcome back to the Rad Presenters Podcast! On this week’s show, Phil Waknell from Ideas on Stage joins us. We talk about Phil’s training sessions, working with clients, and the main things people fail to do well in preparing to give their presentations.

We’re looking for your Rad and Bad for the next show! So send us a note in the comments below, on Twitter, or email us directly!

Links

Ideas on Stage

Stephanie’s Book

Jon’s Book

Indezine on timelines

Presentation Zen

Yann Arthus-Bertand TEDx Talk

Christopher Emerson TEDx Talk

Curse of Knowledge

 

Episode #38: Alan Hoffler

We’re joined by author, presenter, and speaking coach Alan Hoffler this week. We talk about poise and body position, speaking logistics, and strategies for Q&A.

We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode. Let us know how your’e doing with your presentations!

Links

Alan Hoffler | MillsWyck Communications

Alan Hoffler | Presentation Sin: The Practical Guide to Stop Offending (and Start Impressing) Your Audience

Jon’s Book (preorder available) | Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

OpenVisConf

 

Episode #37: Marketing Yourself

Just us this week, folks. And we talk about strategies to market yourself as a speaker–blogs, newsletters, conferences, sponsorships, SEO…..

What are your strategies? What do you do to get your name out there? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter.

Links

Tableau Users Group (DC)

Stephanie’s book

PolicyViz Podcast | Swag Bag Offer

Andy Kirk’s book

OpenVisConf

Episode #36: Cam Barber

Welcome back to the Rad Presenters Podcast! In this week’s episode, we speak to presentation author and coach, Cam Barber. Cam has a new book called What’s Your Message? and we talk about his approach, jargon in presentations, posture, and working with others.

We hope you enjoy this week’s episode and should you have comments or questions, please let us know!

Links

Cam Barber | The Vivid Method

Cam Barber | What’s Your Message? (book)

Steven Covey

Tom Peters

Benjamin Zander (TED)

Sir Ken Robinson (TED)

Marco Tempest (TED)

 

Episode #35: Ellen Bacca

We’re mixing it up a bit this week and are happy to welcome Ellen Bacca to the show. Ellen is a meteorologist at WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan (and Stephanie’s sister-in-law). We were interested in speaking to Ellen about what it takes be successful speaking on TV and how that translates to everyday presentations, including webinars.

We hope you enjoy this week’s episode and should you have comments or questions, please let us know!

Links

Andy Cotgreave | Criticise Positively

Ashton Kutcher | Teen Choice Awards

Carmine Gallo | The Storyteller’s Secret

 

Episode #34: Peter Watts on Rhetoric

We’re happy to welcome Peter Watts to the show this week. Along with our good friend Gavin McMahon, Peter has created Dirty Rhetoric, a set of cards to help you create memorable and actionable communications.

We hope you enjoy this week’s episode and should you have comments or questions, please let us know!

Links

Dirty Rhetoric

Gavin McMahon on Rad Presenters Podcast

Slate | “The Power of the Pose” by Andrew Gelman and Kaiser Fung

Jon on the attention span fallacy

Stephanie’s post on 508 compliance

Vischeck

Color Oracle

Decent post on fonts for dyslexia

Can Dirty Rhetoric Win the Presidency?

 

Episode #33: Us on Books

It’s just us this week, folks. We talk about our favorite–and not-so-favorite–books on presentation skills, techniques and design.

What are your favorite books? Did we miss it? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter. And please rate the show on iTunes! Your 5-star votes and comments help let other people know about the show!

Links

Dagstuhl Visual Storytelling Conference

Dan Roam

Jon’s Resources Page

Garr Reynolds |  Presentation Zen | Presentation Zen Design

Nancy Duarte | Resonate | slide:ology | HBR GuideIlluminate

Carmine Gallo | Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs | Talk Like TED |  The Storyteller’s Secret

Matt Carter | Designing Science Presentations

Scott Berkun | Confessions of a Public Speaker

Stephen Kosslyn | Better PowerPoint

Beth Schwartz | An easy guide to research presentations

Connie Malamed | Visual Language for Designers

Robin Williams | The Non-Designer’s Design Book | The Non-Designer’s Presentation Book

 

Episode #32: Mike Parkinson

On Episode #32, we’re happy to welcome Mike Parkinson from Billion Dollar Graphics. Mike is a well-known presentation author and speaker, and works with countless organizations and individuals helping them be better presenters. In this episode, we speak with Mike about creating better graphics, how to teach presentation skills, and what’s wrong with presentation statistics.

We hope you enjoy this week’s episode and should you have comments or questions, please let us know! And please, please rate the show on iTunes! Your 5-star votes and comments help let other people know about the show!

Links

Billion Dollar Grapics | Blog

Interactive Graphic Cheat Sheet (for a PDF poster, click the upper right link.)

eBook with 200 editable graphics

Mike’s Newsletter

Dishing It Up with Presentation Industry Xperts

5 Presentation Silver Bullets (video)

3 Ways to Determine What Your Audience Really Wants:

3 Steps to Get Your Data to Stand Out and Be Remembered

How to Make Your Benefits and Discriminators Stand Out

James Veitch TED Talk

Responsible Data Forum

Jon’s Graphic Continuum (desktop version)

Jon on The 60,000 Fallacy

Jon on More Statistical Fallacies

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Episode #31: Zeetings

We’re excited to welcome Rob Kawalsky, co-founder and CEO at the Zeetings presentation tool to the show. We get to see what’s going on with Zeetings, where they’re headed, and the various cool features they have.

And, of course, should you have comments or questions, please let us know! And please, please rate the show on iTunes! Your 5-star votes and comments help let other people know about the show!

Links

James Vietch TED Talk

Responsible Data Forum

Clark and Meyer book

John Medina Brain Rules book | website

Jon’s post on the APPAM Big Data Workshop

PromoShots-2

Strategies and advice on how to design and deliver great presentations