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This presentation was given at the Big (D)esign Conference in Dallas. Someone titled the session "Presenting in Politically Charged Environments" I don't know who did that but it sounded kind of dangerous so I didn't complain to anyone.

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    38. 38. Third... Presentations It ain’t all about the PowerPoint “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self- confidence is preparation.” - Arthur Ashe
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