Category: Miscellaneous

New Book on Presenting and PowerPoint

Nicholas has just released a new book, Love Presenting, Hate (badly used) PowerPoint: “I have long wanted to write a book on the skills of awesome presenting; it’s now ready: Love Presenting, Hate (badly used) PowerPoint. The book focuses on how to develop the skills that the best […]

Britain's Got Talent 2011 – My Favorites

In our family, while we don’t have a TV, we really enjoy seeing the talent in Britain’s Got Talent. Here’s my favorite Round 1 auditions from 2011: – Jai McDowall, singing “Anthem” by Chess. – Ronan Parke, singing. He’s 12, and did very well. – Edward Reid, singing […]

The Victorinox Shop in Geneva

I’m sure there are a few of them in Switzerland, but I’ve visited the Victorinox shop in central Geneva three days in a row now. It’s a three story shop – ground level is men’s clothes (I had a quick look), first floor is women’s clothes (didn’t go […]

iPad is Taking Over

I flew from Auckland to Christchurch last night – on the last flight out of Auckland. I sat in Row 2. In row 1, there were 3 people. In row 2, there were 5 people. Everyone in Row 2 had an iPad – and it was the device […]