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Archive for April 16th, 2011

What Makes a Presentation Boring – Part 1 – Disconnect with the Level of the Material and the Level of Knowledge of the Audience

One of my college roommates had a tough childhood growing up.  One of her parents was mentally ill which as you can imagine caused all kinds of problems for her, her siblings and the other parent.  One night, we went to a public showing of Ordinary People on campus and she broke down.  She started crying, she leaned on me.  She was a wreck the rest of the night.  The story line struck a cord and was overwhelming to her.  I had an uncomplicated childhood with parents …

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