by Geetesh Bajaj, August 13th 2013
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How To Win the Toastmasters World Championship: Conversation with Jeremey Donovan
is Group Vice President of Marketing at Gartner Inc.,
the world's leading information technology research and advisory company with $1.6 billion in annual revenue.
During his career, Jeremey has led successful teams focused on market research, new product development,
marketing, acquisitions, and product management. He is a three-time TEDx organizer, a TEDx speaker, a coach
for many TED and TEDx speakers, and long-time member of Toastmasters International. His other books include
What Great Looks Like and How To Deliver A TED Talk: Secrets Of The World's Most Inspiring Presentations.
In this conversation, Jeremey discusses his new book, How To Win the Toastmasters World Championship of
Read the conversation here
Bing Images Search by Color
Color as a solid swatch may be an absolute value such as red, blue, green,
yellow, etc. but to take a picture and then decide a color for that picture is an objective task! Can
you just allot one color for a picture of a garden that shows a blue sky, green meadows, and multi-colored
flowers? Probably not -- or maybe you can just choose green as a dominant color in that case -- whatever
you do, there will be times when you need a picture that has a predominant red value or a primary grey
value -- or a foremost value of some other color. Fortunately, Bing's Image Search has some great filters
that let you percolate your search results to any color!
Learn how to search images in Bing by using the built in color filters
3 Still More Free and Favorite Handwritten Fonts
Here we are again with three more handwritten fonts – these are all favorites
and are free too! Have fun using these fonts to adorn your text -- in your slides or anywhere else -- do remember
though that some of these fonts will not travel with your slides (not all fonts support embedding) -- so use only
if you are presenting your slides on the same computer where these fonts were installed. Or make sure that the
delivery system has the same fonts available.
Here are 3 more of our favorite handwritten fonts
Sign in to Office Mobile
Launch Office Mobile for the first time on your iPhone or another compatible iOS device, and you'll have to see 4 screens (is this a slide
presentation?) before you can even sign in! Swipe to the fifth screen and you finally come face to face with the Office Mobile Sign In page.
Here's how you sign in to Office Mobile on an iOS device
Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac
Edit Custom Dictionaries
The squiggly red underline that shows up on some words indicates that PowerPoint considers
those words to be misspelled! But that's not always the truth -- your spelling may be accurate
but PowerPoint merely indicates the spelling error because that particular word may not be part
of its vocabulary. Let's explore this more -- PowerPoint considers some medical or legal terms
which are not commonly used, as misspelled words. To avoid this, you need to teach PowerPoint to
spell those words -- in other words, you must enhance PowerPoint's custom dictionary. Of course,
not only can you teach PowerPoint how to spell medical words, but you can also teach the program
how to spell words that enhance lexicons in various other subjects such as research, law, computing, etc.
Loading and Using Custom Dictionaries
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes whenever you do a spell check in PowerPoint or any other Microsoft
Office program? PowerPoint looks at each word you have typed and matches those words with the entries listed within its
dictionary. If the dictionary does not contain any of the words in your slides, it goes ahead and marks that word as
misspelled. Then it offers you suggestions for changing those supposedly misspelled words to other similar words that
can be found within its dictionary.
Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows
Once you insert your shapes on a slide, you may realize that it's not the perfect size -- did you want it larger, or a wee bit smaller?
However you want your shapes resized, it's easy to make the size change in a jiffy, right inside PowerPoint 2013. Like most Microsoft
Office programs, PowerPoint follows the concept of selection, then action -- so the first thing you need to do for a shape that you want
resized is to select it! Any shape that is selected shows several handles.
Do you notice that any object you move, resize, or align in PowerPoint 2013 actually helps make your task easy! Move it a little closer,
resize a wee bit, or even try spacing slide objects and the screen shows all sorts of helpful indicators in the form of dotted lines.
The red, dotted lines are essentially Smart Guides -- these made their debut in PowerPoint 2010 and allowed you to position objects
easily -- now in PowerPoint 2013, they are a whole lot smarter and even let you see how much further you need to drag so that one object
on the slide is as wide as another.
When you insert any shape in your PowerPoint slide, more often than not you will want to make some
changes to the default shape that you end up with. Mainly, you may want to resize and rotate the shape
-- this is something we do a lot in our everyday life -- like rearranging our work desks, or even changing
the position of our favorite chair so that we feel more comfortable. Similarly, all objects on your slide
need to be arranged in a way that feels appropriate -- rotation is one way of making this change happen.
In PowerPoint 2013, rotation can be applied in more than one way.
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