Online Video Resource for Training – A practical aspect 2

I talked about the ample resources on websites like Youtube and Vimeo which can help our training a lot.   But what happens if you do not have Internet access inside your training room?   Or even if you have it, the access is slow? I was introduced to a website which allows us to download chips ...

Online Video Resource for Training

Internet is getting more and more useful.   At least to my world of Internet.   It is the online video this time.  You can almost get any kind of video from the intenet.   The most popular site is Youtube.   My previous blog post on the ‘Sound of Music’ clip is an example.   This helps my TTT ...

Learning from ‘Do Re Mi’ 1

I love the ‘Sound of Music’ movie.  Most do.  I have watched it a few times.   I learnt something new when I watched it, in particular the ‘Do Re Mi’ song, the last time.    The movie shows how to facilitate others to learn.    I was thinking to myself, ‘The kids in the movie learnt ...

My ideal slides 我的理想幻灯片 2

My ideal slides 我的理想幻灯片
I made a casual lunch presentation last week in the office to share my personal view on time management.   Unlike the slides common in our bank, I made mine picture-driven.   Though I did not have much time to prepare, I still like them quite a lot.   Let me share a few with you here. As ...

Creative Visual Aid

I got a new iPod nano (Gen 4) and was fascinated by the high resolution when I played video on it.    It is great to watch it on the iPod nano whenever I have nothing else better to do e.g. in a traffic jam.   Among all the video, I subscribe to the TED conference video ...

‘Tell, then Show’ rather than ‘Show, then Tell’ 5

I attended a lot of presentations on a regular basis. They include presentations by participants in my training class, product briefing by sales professionals, speeches in conferences, proposal presentations in business meeting, and so on…. There are good and not-so-good presentations. In the latter type, the presenters would mostly do the followings (yes, to my ...

PQF #4 – Blocking the projector 3

PQF #4 – Blocking the projector
The Presentation Quick Fix this time is ‘block the screen whenever you speak for a considerable period of time’. And here is why and how. The visual aid e.g. flipchart, PPT, projector does not always ‘aid’ our presentation if we do not use it properly. This is especially true on projector. Nowadays, projectors produce very ...

RAC – Tackling ‘Murphy Law’ 5

Course: A Cash Management course Date: 19 Oct 2007 Location: A good sunny autumn day in Hong Kong, China # of Participants: 28 I am feeling: Tired but Good It is an interesting experience this morning.   The projector did not work when I examined it before the class started.   It still did not work after ...