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May 05, 2008


the Weir

Thanks for the tip, Garr.

Also, thanks for the map of Northern America...

It's all "over there" to us backwards folks in ye olde Europe! ;->

Charles Martineau

Hi Garr, If you ever come to montreal to visit Mitch and Twist Image let me know! Twist Image is located in a very cool place in Montreal and in Montreal there are tons of brilliant creative people. You would love it!

Mitch Joel - Twist Image


I don't know what to say, other than I am blown away by your kindness in terms of taking the time to share with the community. I love Podcasting mostly because it enables me to connect with people like you, and allows people like you to share your amazing gift with the world.

Your kind words about my presentation style are much appreciated, but would never be where they are were it not for all of the goodies I get from both this Blog and your book.

Many thanks :)


Hi Garr,

Thanks for posting this. I'm always looking for interesting podcasts so I'm looking forward to listening to some of Mitch's.



P.S. I'm hosting a blog carnival on public speaking and invite you to submit some of your posts - it would be great to have you (and your readers) participate. You can learn more at http://blog.jvf.com/2008/04/25/public-speaking-and-presentation-skills-blog-carnival/

Debbie Weil

Hi Garr,

I'm preparing for three different presentations coming up in the next week. I've been your fan for a while. But decided to watch your Google preso as a "warm up." It's wonderful... reassuring, provocative, inspirational. I've got your new book and have been meaning to get a review up on my blog. Promise to do soon.

In the meantime, kudos to Mitch Joel whom I know and have heard speak. He is dynamite! (We spoke together in Montreal).

Thanks again for your wonderful work.

Malcolm Bastien

Hi Garr,

I loved the podcast with the two of you. This was another one of those great examples of the great connecting that can be done spanning continents, but this time for the benefit of all us listeners as well.

Zac Martin


Just finished reading your book. I wish I could give a copy to every single academic at my university. Not only because the majority of them are hopeless presenters but because on a recent assignment I was forced to cram paragraphs of text onto slides for a "presentation".

I was wondering if you could perhaps help me out with two things.

1) What font(s) do you use on your slides? They seem very crisp, clear and easy to read. If they're not standard Windows fonts where can I find them?

2) Where can I find the background image used in the top right hand corner of page 123?

I can't wait until a presentation I have coming up (where I have a little more freedom) so I can tell my story and am looking forward to designing some kick ass slides.

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