Most of us will choose the latter. You’ve got time after all. That is, until 2-months turns into a month. And … Read More..
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In the early days of the Schwertly household, I loved watching David Letterman. My wife, on the other hand, always preferred Leno. We both wanted to laugh, but we preferred different channels (no pun intended) to accomplish that goal. Both gentlemen were equally talented, equally funny, but attracted uniquely different … Read More..
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Content Marketing Institute.
Jesse Desjardins is a go-getter. Throughout his career, he has gone after what he wanted to do – even if the first answer was no or a deadline had passed. Finding success in that approach … Read More..
Although I’ve been creating and giving presentations for years, it still comes with its challenges. And through it all, I’ve taken away one more important lesson: The greatest presenters are the most dogged.
This quote from Bear Grylls sums it up well:
It’s absolutely amazing just how true this … Read More..
Over the past few months, we’ve done slide makeovers with companies for Buffer and individuals like Bernard Marr. Now, we’re back with our good friends at DNN Software, a content management company that offered us an opportunity to help out with one of their decks.
As with most … Read More..
Business presentations have come a long way: Gone are the days of bullet points and stock photos. If you want to succeed as a presenter today, you must get visual. You never saw Steve Jobs presenting any of those PowerPoint templates, now did you?
Whether you’re new to design or … Read More..
Every presenter needs to understand and embrace the value of two important traits: narrow focus and solo action.
A narrow focus executed alone builds character, and it begins to shape who you are and who you will become. I recently read a story about a butterfly in the book … Read More..
By John Maeda
John Maeda, former President of the Rhode Island School of Design and currently the Design Partner at venture capital firm Klein Perkins Caufield & Byers, recently got a lesson in presentation creation: He was tasked with publishing and presenting a report on design’s influence on technology … Read More..