Heath Brothers: Making Your Presentations Stick
This short follow-on to their now-classic guide to sticky messaging, Made to Stick, suggests five great ways to focus audience's attention and help them remember your main points.
Unlike many tipsters, the Heath brothers practice what they preach -- you can skim this short pdf in 10 minutes or less.
For videophiles, here's an even shorter 3 min clip of Chip Heath explaining 3 of the 5 points in the full article.
At the bottom of the same page (from Fast Company) are some links to other useful tips for great presentations. Among the Heaths' favorites: the 10/20/30 rule by Guy Kawalski, a venture capitalist who shares some advice after having suffered through way too many boring start-up presentations.
Chip & Dan Heath, Made to Stick