Jill had a busy week!
We showed up at AM Northwest, and completed the interview. Then we went to our first Painful Blessing presentation: Courtyard at Mt. Tabor. The group was fantastic and they gave us lots of tips. Jill listened to many all of them.
The second one was two days later at Durham & Bates. I was a little nervous and I don’t know why! I arrived early so I could hook up the system. The projector was mounted on the ceiling and I found the remote to turn it on. I felt good at that point (a mistake) and just had to the right input. I couldn’t do it. Their IT person showed up and HE couldn’t do it either! He asked me if I had it on a USB drive so he can put it in his computer. I didn’t. We were running on MAC and I didn’t think it was necessary. Jill was going to have to give her presentation… without any slides. Can she do this? It’s only her second time. Won’t that mess her up?
When I deliver my speech, I can’t do it without having my presentation! My presentation has still photos and video clips thoughout which tie the whole thing together. Plus, I get thirsty; I have time to drink during the presentation while the video played. How can I help her with this terrible situation?
She didn’t need any help. Effortlessly, she delivered her speech, with NO presentation… flawlessly. She was absolutely amazing!
And yes, when I got home I put Jill’s presentation on a USB so we will be prepared next time.