By Geoffrey James
Presentations with bullet lists make you seem dull and stupid. Structuring your presentation as a real story does the exact opposite.
Most presentations are boring, some are tolerable, a very few are memorable. The memorable ones all share a single essential characteristic–they tell a story. But what
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The key to sharp writing and fantastic design is simple: You must become a cruel, thorough editor. No fluff, no unnecessary elements — just a clean finished presentation that says exactly what it needs to say.
Here are a few fast tips that can help you get down to … Read More..
When designers Yancey Unequivocally and Cory Jim first entered SlideShare’s World’s Best Presentation Contest in 2010, they didn’t expect their first-place win would lead to them launching a company. Now, with a viable presentation design company under their belts — not to mention 100 SlideShare uploads totaling 4 million views … Read More..
Mobile isn’t the future anymore — it’s the present. According to “Queen of the Internet” Mary Meeker and her 2015 Internet Trends Report, mobile usage has grown to almost 3 hours per day for the average American adult. Compare this to the less than 1/3 of an hour Americans … Read More..
By Sunday Avery
Persuasion is a bit like a magician’s trick: It seems mysterious and not easily replicable.
Don’t be tricked into a magician’s illusion. The art of persuasion is not as challenging to master as it might seem. Even if you don’t feel like you have that je ne … Read More..
If you are looking for a compelling way to put together your next sales deck, I want to offer up a structure for you. It consists of 5 stages.
Why should you approach your deck in stages? It’s mainly a guideline to help you compartmentalize your talk into smaller sections. … Read More..
Summer’s the ultimate time to catch up on your reading, whether it’s escaping with a novel on your beach vacation, or learning a new skill set to up your game at your job. What will you be reading this summer? What books do you recommend to others, either for work … Read More..
Leadership comes in many forms. Whether it’s Taylor Swift asking Apple to compensate musicians participating in its music-streaming service, world leaders like UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon and Pope Francis meeting to discuss climate change, or a waitress donating a kidney to a man she’s only known for three … Read More..