Being inspired is the fuel that Dog and Pony Show, Inc. runs on. From fellow artists, presenters, and professionals, we are continually challenged by those in our industry. We wouldn't want to keep all the inspiration to ourselves, so here we have our favorite tidbits of wisdom and captivation.
"Words have incredible power. They can make people’s hearts soar, or they can make people’s hearts sore." – Dr. Mardy Grothe
“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.”
– Mark Twain
“If you can’t communicate and talk to other people and get across your ideas, you’re giving up your potential.”
– Warren Buffet
“If I went back to college again, I’d concentrate on two areas: learning to write and to speak before an audience. Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively.”
– Gerald R. Ford
"Designing a presentation without an audience in mind is like writing a love letter and addressing it 'to whom it may concern." –
"The whole purpose is to enable people to learn. Your mission is not to transmit information but to transform learners." – Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps
"If you can't write your message in a sentence, you can't say it in an hour." – Dianna Booher
"The success of your presentation will be judged not by the knowledge you send but by what the listener receives." – Lilly Walters
"If you don't know what you want to achieve in your presentation your audience never will." – Harvey Diamond
Looking for more presentation tips and tricks? Check out the Dog and Pony Show blog post on how to maintain an office presence while working remotely!