Yesterday, a small group of my co-workers and I sat down and thought about presentations. We began by watching Chip Kidd’s TEDtalk Designing Books is no Laughing Matter, during which he uses a swanky Lady Gaga moves to emphasize the point that personality is part of your presentation (not that Chip Kidd needs much help, even from Lady Gaga). It just gets better and better from there.
It was fun. We’re reading Beyond Bullet Points and thinking about how to take some of our more formal or predictable (boring?) presentations to a new level. The best part? Sharing our utter fails. What better way to learn? Next week we’re inviting the laptops.