Let’s face it. Social media isn’t going away anytime soon. Having a Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and even Pinterest and Tumblr account aren’t recommended these days — they’re required. We live in a world that demands and desires transparency, sharing and collaboration. We must all be social. This same rule now … Read More..
Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices
When it comes to design, it’s all about perspective: How do you look at something? How can you change the way someone looks at something?
If you want to create a deck that stand outs, much less moves a person to change their perspective, it helps to review the principles … Read More..
By Maria Ignatova
A version of this article first appeared on LinkedIn’s Talent Blog.
When you visit SlideShare, the first thing on your mind most likely is not, “Oh, I am going to use SlideShare to recruit amazing talent.” But it’s a huge, largely untapped opportunity to do so.… Read More..
Mobile traffic makes up more than 15% of all Internet traffic, and is growing at 1.5X per year, according to analyst Mary Meeker. We’re seeing the mobile craze on SlideShare too: 25 million visits per month to SlideShare are from a mobile device, and mobile views have increased 223% … Read More..
As presenters we want people to pay attention, be engaged and remember the message. The key to doing that? Science now says it involves storytelling: Stories stimulate emotions, which may be the key to better learning, attention, memory and decision making.
Last week, we discussed the difference between fear and anxiety. Our conclusion was that most presenters actually possess more anxiety than fear when it comes to presentations and public speaking. Given that reality, I want to unpack ways in which you can combat anxiety in your next speech.
Here … Read More..
Holding someone’s full attention is a tough task these days — even if just for a few minutes. Presenters today must go above and beyond the standard PowerPoint speech. What are tips and tactics for doing this? The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Content Marketing Institute all wrote articles recently … Read More..
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld summed up mankind’s psychological weakness nicely when he shared his observations about how people fear public speaking more than dying. However, the reality is that only a few of us are truly fearful of public speaking. Being fearful and being nervous are two completely different emotions that … Read More..