Finish strong. That’s how you do it

Have you ever finished a presentation with an emergency landing? You’ve reached the end of your talk and are not quite sure how to round things off? ‘And that was my talk, thank you for listening.’ Cue lukewarm applause. Your audience is caught off-guard. Little did they know you were approaching the end of your…

Is presenting like TED for you?

Anything that is adored by some, will be dismissed by others. We saw this with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and today just as well with persons like Donald Trump or events such as TED conferences. I often hear researchers say they especially do not want to present like TED. If you have never heard…

Scientifically justified pastimes

It’s summer. That time of year when your inbox contains more out-of-office replies than actual replies. Things have quieted down at work. And you may just find yourself looking for some internet distraction. But even in quieter times, scrolling on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram may not always be helping you make the best use of…