A few weeks ago, I was asked to speak at a couple of SQL Server 2012 launch events. The attendees at the launch events were asked to fill out an evaluation form from Microsoft, with many marketing questions and just a few rating the presentations. Most of the ratings were high, 8 or 9 out of 9, but a handful were in the 5 to 7 range. Of course, the folks giving me the medium ratings did not leave any comments on what they would have wanted me to do differently. The woman from Microsoft that I was traveling with suggested that I read The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience by Carmine Gallo as a good way to improve my presentation skills. I purchased the book on Kindle and read it last weekend. I would like to share my impression of the book with you.