Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices

Nancy Duarte: SlideDocs, the New Form of Business Communication

By Nancy Duarte

I received a text message three days ago from my niece who works at a CPA firm that delivers a lot of technical presentations. Her message said, “…Many presentations are quite boring and ineffective. Unfortunately, the information the presenters are trying to convey is actually important, but …
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3 Presentation Lessons from Sochi

It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.“- Herb Elliott, Australian runner.

In some ways, the …
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The More Slides, the Better

Today, most presenters fear large slide counts. Many worry that a deck that is 100 slides, 50 slides or even 30 slides will create a poor experience for their audience. I’m here to shatter that belief.

Presenters need to stop aiming for 5-slide, 10-slide, and 15-slide decks.

These are weak.…
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Slide Design 101: The Rule of Thirds

I am often asked how one can make slides look more engaging and visually appealing. Today, I want to offer up one simple technique that does not require a background in design, or expertise at programs like Photoshop or Illustrator: the Rule of Thirds.

What is it?

Imagine splitting up …
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