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Presentation camp – SF, March 21

By Berkun | February 18, 2009

The first ever foo camp style event on public speaking is taking place on March 21st in San Francisco. I’d love to go but can’t make it. It’s called Presentation camp, Organized by the folks who make SlideShare. There’s some discussion of trying to do a presentation camp here in Seattle, if you’re interested let…

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My next book… details inside

By Berkun | February 16, 2009

For the last few months I’ve been working on the next book. In fact, since the last book, I started working on at least two different books, each of which fell over, exploded into flames, and disappeared from the universe from their sheer badness, before I worked my way into this one, which I’m happy…

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Big news: on CNBC next Monday (updated)

By Berkun | May 29, 2008

Last year CNBC put together a 5 hour series on the business of innovation. They’re doing it again this year and I’ll be one of the expert panelists on the show. The website for this year’s series is up, and the first episode airs Monday June 2nd, 9pm. Each new episode will air every following…

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The mystery of the front row

By Berkun | September 27, 2005

Wherever lectures happen, regardless of the size of the venue, most of the front row will be empty. Even when the lecture hall is standing room only (should we be so lucky), many of the seats up front will be vacant. In this photo you can see people standing, looking for seats, but not venturing…

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Lessons learned: radio interview

By Berkun | May 26, 2005

Ok – here’s my notes from my first radio interview experience. I was on air for about 15 minutes on the 5/22/2005 Business of Success radio show. Calm down. If you listen carefully to people that speak well on air, they speak slooowly. They hit all the syllables. And more importantly, they sound calm or…

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