Proofread backwards so that you don't think you see the patterns you
expect to see.
On 2/22/2013 2:32 PM, Paul Stamler wrote:
> To Tom's excellent advice I'd add: Always triple-proofread any slides
> you'll be presenting, and if possible have someone else give them a
> once-over. I once co-presented with a guy talking about the "Rhythm and
> Funk" musical style (not my term, his). He made a one-letter error in
> "Funk"; I suspect he wondered why the entire class seemed to be working
> hard to suppress laughter when the slides (the error was in several of
> them) appeared on screen.
> Also, one other suggestion: if you're working from a prepared text, lift
> your eyes from it and make eye contact with the audience as often as