Few people know that Earth is home to more than 200 different countries. Even fewer people could tell you the locations of more than a dozen or so nations, much less point them out on an un-labeled map. As a presenter, whenever you’re building a presentation that features cities, states, … Read More..
Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices
I have a confession to make: I have a man crush on Guy Kawasaki.
In all seriousness, his advice and wisdom that he has shared abundantly across the interwebs and through his books has changed my life. Specifically, his book, The Art of the Start, helped give me … Read More..
As presentations continue to evolve, it is always great to see presenters opting for photography over heavy text usage or the dreaded bullet point. In that same breath, it’s also a shame to see so many presentations littered with poorly chosen stock photos.
It doesn’t have to be this way.… Read More..
I’m always amazed by how many presenters wander about when on stage. They drift from topic to topic, stumble from main idea to main idea, and often a lack a clear call to action.
Many presenters underestimate (or don’t realize the importance of) what I like to call … Read More..
The importance of culture doesn’t apply to just companies — great culture is critical for all organizations, including schools, sports teams, nonprofits and clubs. For HashtagNYU, a small division of New York University’s Student Affairs office, a Culture Code is just what they needed to help show the university … Read More..
Several weeks ago we talked about the importance of the Rule of Thirds. Let’s go one step further and talk about a closely related topic: white space. What is it exactly? It’s a design term referring to space that isn’t occupied by text, images or other visible page elements. … Read More..
I was browsing the web the other day and stumbled across a handful of slides that I thought could use a makeover. The slides were cluttered, the main message unclear and visuals weren’t leveraged to make any impact.
So I asked my team to redesign them. I thought it would … Read More..