Luminaries ranging from Bill Gates and Larry Page to Sting and Tim Berners-Lee came together this week in Vancouver for the TED 2014 conference. In honor of the annual gathering, we’ve pulled together the best TED- and TEDx-related decks from years past.
Talk Like TED
TED talks are … Read More..
By Toke Kruse
Ever wondered why your presentation about planning didn’t result in an implemented project? One reason might be that your plan wasn’t presented in an effective manner.
A well-executed planning presentation should:
- establish agreement
- coordinate actions
- set schedules and timelines
Unfortunately, many planning presentations fall … Read More..
Choosing the right colors for your presentation can quickly become a surprisingly difficult task. It’s easy to know when color combinations don’t look good, but it’s tougher to figure out what actually works. If you don’t know where to start, here are a few things to keep in mind the … Read More..
This week 50,000 creative minds transcended upon Austin for the annual South by Southwest festival. What were the hot topics? Did the next Big Idea take off, as Twitter did at SXSW a few years ago? What new trends and technologies should we put on our radars?
From Big Data… Read More..
Last week, I made the case for treating your presentations like a TV series. To recap, presenting your message in a series of releases allows you to incorporate feedback, build a following (and excitement!), and, ultimately, produce better content.
Creating a series doesn’t mean automatic success — think of … Read More..
How do you wow your followers and get them to share your posts, like your status updates, want to work for you as a company and ultimately buy into you as a brand? Just throwing up a profile or page will only get you so far. The real key is … Read More..
When designing presentations, which font should you use? If you’re overwhelmed by the number of options these days, you are not alone. Typography, however, can be just as powerful and important as the images you use. It’s integral to your design, and can help amplify your message. While there … Read More..
Yesterday’s media frenzy surrounding the identity of bitcoin’s creator brought the virtual currency to new levels of attention. The elusive currency — which is now finding its way into everyday transactions — has certainly captivated the world. But what exactly is it? How did it start and how does it … Read More..