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..
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..