When designing presentations, which font should you use? If you’re overwhelmed by the number of options these days, you are not alone. Typography, however, can be just as powerful and important as the images you use. It’s integral to your design, and can help amplify your message. While there … Read More..
Yesterday’s media frenzy surrounding the identity of bitcoin’s creator brought the virtual currency to new levels of attention. The elusive currency — which is now finding its way into everyday transactions — has certainly captivated the world. But what exactly is it? How did it start and how does it … Read More..
It’s that time of the year again — the annual South by Southwest extravaganza in Austin, where educators, musicians, filmmakers, techies and more assemble to discuss the latest and greatest in their industries. Check out our SXSW page on SlideShare for the latest guides, keynote speeches, hot topics and speaker … Read More..
By Nick Kellet
You’re probably hooked on at least one TV series right now. Perhaps it’s “Game of Thrones.” Or maybe it’s “Breaking Bad” or “House of Cards.” The point is, you kept coming back for more and more. What is it about serialization and brevity that attracts us as
Even if you are the most engaging speaker in the world, you won’t have as big an impact without understanding cognitive load theory (CLT). This theory holds especially important when it comes to excelling in presentation design.
CLT is an instructional theory that states that our working memory is limited. … Read More..
As one SlideShare user has notably put it, “mobile is eating the world” — and those words couldn’t have held more true than in the past few days. Between Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp and the start of Mobile World Congress this week, it’s clear that mobile usage is … Read More..
A question I often get asked is how one can involve his or her audience more when giving a presentation. Creating more exercises/workshops and opening yourself up to Q&A more frequently are options, but there are a few clever tactics that can be utilized to make your presentations even more … Read More..
By Nancy Duarte
I received a text message three days ago from my niece who works at a CPA firm that delivers a lot of technical presentations. Her message said, “…Many presentations are quite boring and ineffective. Unfortunately, the information the presenters are trying to convey is actually important, but … Read More..