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..
When Jason Lankow decided to venture into entrepreneurship, he was hoping to find an interesting problem to solve. Inspiration hit him when he saw this infographic from Fortune and and similar graphics from other leading media companies — all in print:
“We saw the opportunity to make relatively boring information … Read More..
What’s the best way for marketers to leverage SlideShare? We recently took to Twitter to answer that very question, in a tweet chat with Content Marketing Institute. We shared how to get featured, learn more about your audience, repurpose content for SlideShare and more — and others … Read More..
Did you know that your psychological state has an equal or greater impact on your heart rate as physical exertion, according to a study by Research Gate? I’ll explain.
I was getting dinner earlier this winter on a cold and rainy night while visiting Philadelphia. I was unfamiliar with … Read More..
The average attention span of today’s audience member is short — 7 minutes to be exact. You either win their hearts in the first few minutes or are forgotten forever.
Don’t believe me?
– Attention spans have shrunk by 50% in the last decade
– 9.5% of all children (your … Read More..
If you are like me, you are always looking for the latest and greatest ways to do things faster, better, and cheaper. Personally, I get a thrill as I hunt for the best piece of hardware, software, or acclaimed process that will “change my life.”
In the world of presentations, … Read More..
When I started my company back in 2006, I lived in coffee shops and got a lot of stuff done. I was also able to create great presentations.
These days, though, I have little to no creative output. What changed?
Coffee shops are loud. They are busy. And there is … Read More..