Category: Presentations

Popcorn PPT

7 November 2013 0

Alieke van der Wijk and Henk van der Steen have been turning up to Applied Improv Conferences for as long as I can remember. They have individually and together been a great inspiration to me, as well as often challenging my thinking. At this year’s conference they again delighted with Popcorn PPT. I loved it,…

By Viv McWaters

Sharing information

21 March 2013 0

Increasingly, I’m being asked this question of face-to-face meetings: “How can we make sure people have received our information unless we do a presentation?” It is a well-intentioned question. It is (usually) a genuinely curious question. Those asking it do indeed have important information that they have for others. Sometimes it is potentially life-saving information,…

By Viv McWaters

A different way of working

24 May 2010 1

Here’s another cool RSA animation, this time by Dan Pink about his latest book, Drive. If you don’t have time to read the book you can at least watch this 10-minute video. It explores the paradox of rewards – that when we have enough money, more money is not a motivator. What does motivate us…

By Viv McWaters

Introverts Rock!

24 January 2010 1

I like this presentation on a number of levels. I can relate to the content! The internet has been a boon for me. I think there’s a lot of advantages in being an introvert, but being thrust into a room full of strangers isn’t one of them! And let’s not talk about sweaty palms at…

By Viv McWaters

The power of modelling behaviours

22 June 2009 0

I’ve always understood the importance of modelling behaviours, although I’m not entirely sure where or how I learnt this. I do remember when I changed jobs, oh, 20 something years ago, and finding myself working with two amazingly talented people, Terry and Sarah (hi, guys, if you’re out there!). Terry was, and still is, a…

By Viv McWaters