Ellen Finkelstein is a PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional, a Microsoft award), one of only 20 in the United States Her well-known website offers many PowerPoint tips and the PowerPoint Tips Newsletter. She specializes in training speakers and presenters to convert Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint; communicate clearly and powerfully; and design high-impact, persuasive and professional-looking slides.
In this conversation, Ellen discusses her upcoming webinar series, the Outstanding Presentations Workshop 2020.
Geetesh: Outstanding Presentations Workshop is now in its 11th season. Tell us more about the speakers lined up this year?
Ellen: Here’s the line-up for our 2020 Outstanding Presentations Workshop: (all sessions are at 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern and last for about 1 hour)
Tuesday, October 13
Cliff Kennedy on Do This Now: Five strategies to become a more effective presenter. Cliff provides speech coaching and communication strategy consultation to individual executives as well as to groups and teams throughout an organization, from the C-Suite to the front lines. He specializes in high-stakes speaking opportunities that drive business outcomes and lead to greater personal success.
Thursday, October 15
Tony Ramos on 5 Ways to Look Like a Designer. Tony Ramos, known online as The Presentationist since forever, helps leaders win. He helps presenters to tell their story, explain their ideas and persuade their audiences.
Tuesday, October 20
Steve Kosch on Telling your story to the media and stakeholders. Steve is President, Media Training Network, an Expert Communication/Presentation Skills Trainer, and a former CNN and ABC Anchor.
Thursday, October 22
Stephy Hogan on Monkeywrenches: Dealing with Deadlines and Reticent Presenters. Stephy is a Presentation Guild director, UX leader, and inclusive designer.
Tuesday, October 27
Bryan Jones on How to Use a Graphics Library to Engage Your Audience and Speed Up Presentation Design. Bryan is the founder of eLearningArt.
Thursday, October 29
Ellen Finkelstein on Give a ‘Woke’ Presentation. Ellen is a PowerPoint MVP, author, and trainer
Geetesh: How does one sign up for these webinars. Also, tell us about the year-long extended access to the webinars.
Ellen: To sign up, go to Outstanding Presentations Workshop 2020. The cost is $27 (that includes all of the sessions) with access for 2 weeks after each session. For an extra $20, you can get year-long access.