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Do’s & Don’ts of Public Speaking from Hit Songwriter Jimmy Dunne

We are thrilled to have Jimmy Dunne share his public speaking story and insights via Slideshop Stories. * * * It seems most life skills in everything under the sun is rooted back to our ‘wonder years’ of grade school, high school and college days. My residency for learning the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of public […]

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Interview with Tor Hvas: Public Speaking Tips, Experiences and Benefits

Tor Hvas has been Slideshop’s president since January of 2016. A graduate of Copenhagen Business School, Tor has worked with many companies in a variety of industries, and with prominent brands like Google Nordics, eBay Classifieds and Save the Children. Most recently, he was a partner at Lifted, a Danish management consulting company specializing in digital […]

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The New Slideshop.com: Fast, Fresh, and Fantastic

Here at Slideshop, your experience with our slide library is a top, top priority. To save you valuable time, make it easier to find what you need, and give you a far more satisfying experience overall, we’re proud and happy to announce the launch of a bright new website. While we haven’t completed the entire […]

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Top 7 PowerPoint Decks of the Past Year

How’s your 2017 going? Here at Slideshop, we’re working hard, carrying out new plans we set in motion at the start of the new year. One of the biggest is a series of major upgrades in the “user experience” on our website, slideshop.com. Another is designing more of the kinds of slides our users ask […]

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Employee Orientation: New Hire Discussion Topics to Smooth Onboarding

If you’re like most employees, you probably showed up for the first day at your first job unsure of what was in store for you. You probably had a flock of questions about what was expected of you, how things worked in your new workplace, and how you’d fit in, get along, and accomplish what […]

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Visual Comparison and Contrast: 5 Valuable Tools to Use

Examining the similarities and differences between two or more things is an important element of many presentations. For example, an entrepreneur pitching her startup’s unique selling propositions might compare her product’s features and benefits with those of her top competitor. In a discussion of political candidates, a presenter might evaluate each one’s stand on some […]

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Strategic Planning: Purpose and Key Elements – And Free Slides, Too

Smart, practical planning is vital to any major endeavor. If you’re serious about accomplishing an objective, you need a strategy, and a plan to carry it out. World record holder Michael Phelps wouldn’t have earned the distinction of being the most decorated Olympian of all time if he hadn’t had a training strategy, and strictly […]

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Mobile Apps for Public Speakers and Presenters

As you’ve probably noticed, technology has been improving at a faster and faster pace. Just one zone of major improvement has been applications that benefit public speakers and presenters. Whether you’re a businessman trying to get his point across in the conference room, or a professor working to connect more effectively with your students, these […]

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Five Holiday Meeting Ideas for Your Team

Facilitating a meeting this season? Ho-ho-ho, we’ve got a few ideas for making it more effective, and more memorable for everyone. Decorate your meeting room Decorate your conference room to create a jolly atmosphere. Whether you opt for DIY decorations or prefer to grab some ready-made items from a shop or online, dressing up the […]

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Four Short Talks on Gratitude You’ll be Thankful For

Each of us faces struggles at one time or another. Illnesses, disabilities, financial troubles, rocky relationships, failures, losses – the list is sadly long. Even in the face of such troubles, there is one almost magical thing that can always lighten our burdens and make life sweeter: gratitude. With Thanksgiving Day just around the corner, […]

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