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Hans Rosling: Upgrading our worldview via data visualization

Presentation Zen

His latest short presentation was posted this week and it's a great reminder of how to present a visualization in a simple, clear, and engaging way.

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resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

Manner of Speaking

The same holds true for public speaking and presentation skills. It presents the same information, but in a creative and compelling format.

Impact of Visual Aids in Presentations

SketchBubble

Before you start making a presentation you need to ask yourself what your main goal is, and what message you want to convey. Presentation Tips

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The Visual Thinking Revolution is Here!

Duarte Blog

CEO Patrick van der Pijl  and Doodle Revolution’s Sunni Brown kicked off the conference with an expansive discussion on the future of visual thinking.

Presentation design trends

PowerPoint Tips

Mike is an internationally recognized visual communication and presentation expert, trainer, and award-winning author. Visual Metaphors.

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150+ Free PowerPoint Slides to Make Great Visually Appealing Presentations

SlideModel

Here is a compilation of some of our top free PowerPoint slide designs that you can use the next time you need to make a business presentation. 1.

2015 29

Kamishibai: Lessons in visual storytelling from Japan

Presentation Zen

The presenter changes the card, varying the speed of the transition to match the flow of the story he is telling. Kami (?) means play/drama.

Interview with visual language expert Connie Malamed

PowerPoint Tips

Connie is the author of Visual Language for Designers. EllenFinkelstein.com: Your book is called Visual Language for Designers.

Want your data to go viral? Make it visual.

Duarte Blog

Strategy Video Brian Dennehy Long Island Index Rauch Foundation RSA statistics viral video visualizeThe more clicks, the better.

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Communication Visuals

The Communication Blog

So, I thought Pinterest would be a great medium to disseminate visuals that may prove useful in teaching communication. The boards you may find interesting in preparing slide presentations are those on illusions , communication , and choices. communication visuals illusions images for choice images for communication Pinterest

Four ways to reach the visual learners in your audience

Executive Speech Coach

The majority of people are visual learners. The eye is only one source of visual input. Text on a slide is not a visual. Warning!

2015 18

Hans Rosling: The Jedi Master of data visualization

Presentation Zen

Hans Rosling is one of my presentation heroes; he's been featured or mentioned in all my books and several times on presentationzen.com over the years.

Why speakers should use the invisible visual

The Eloquent Woman

You've heard that visuals are critical to getting your spoken point across, and that a picture's worth a thousand words. Your words count here.

Brain Science Supports More Visual Slides

Professionally Speaking...

visual cues) used instead of, or in addition to, words make information clearer, easier to access and more memorable. Diagrammer ™.

2016 11

Are you a visual learner?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

One of the clichés I hear all the time in defense of slides, or in support of adding something visual to a presentation, is the claim that “I’m a visual learner.”    Back in the last century, a bit of pop science proclaimed that there are visual, aural, and kinesthetic learners, and each needed to be catered to. 

Presentation Tip: Design visuals vs. Content visuals

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Some presenters think that adding visuals, especially pictures, will instantly improve their slides. agree that visuals can improve your slides, but only if those visuals help communicate your message more effectively. In this article I want to discuss the difference between design visuals and content visuals.

Making presentations with an iPad. It’s time.

The Presenter's Blog

Some months ago I blogged about presenting with an iPad. Nothing adds currency to a presentation quite like current affairs. For any presentations that require sound, I’ve added a Philips blue-tooth speaker to my kit bag. Most of my original caveats about iPad presenting still stand. Philips Bluetooth speaker.

Turn a presentation into a report or e-book

PowerPoint Tips

You might find it valuable to create a report or e-book from a presentation. But how do you turn a presentation into a report or e-book?

2015 83

Review: “HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations” by Nancy Duarte

The Presenter's Blog

If you track the world of presentation skills, then you’ll know the name Nancy Duarte  as a multi-channel celebrity of the public-speaking world.

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Using Visuals in Financial Presentations « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

News analyzed from a communication perspective. How do I Keep my Audience Awake? You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.0.

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Visual storytelling lessons from Citizen Kane, one of Roger Ebert's favorite films

Presentation Zen

presentations? which we can extrapolate lessons for our own presentations or speeches. Most good presentations and keynote addresses.

2013 37

10 tips for improving your presentations & speeches

Presentation Zen

The title of the talk is "10 Ways to Make Better Presentations: Lessons from Storytellers." The 15-minute talk can be viewed below. misspoke.

2014 62

The flipped presentation

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s say that you’re giving a presentation that requires you to provide a lot of detailed information to your audience. Flip it!

2013 57

Create a Visual Summary Slide

PowerPoint Tips

So I use a visual summary slide. PowerPoint visual summary slide. PowerPoint visual summary slide with SmartArt.

Find a Presentation Designer Here

Speaking about Presenting

Rick Altman, Better Presenting. Apollo Ideas is a presentation consulting and design company. Story is the heart of the presentation.

Content, visuals, sound: a well-synced presentation

Speak Schmeak

Notice how his visuals enhance the presentation. But what I want to mention about this video has nothing to do with listening.

Public Speaking - Visual Humor

Great Public Speaking

These pieces of visual humor are seen in newspapers and magazines in most areas of the world.

Speakers' great examples of the invisible visual

The Eloquent Woman

In a speech loaded with analogies, metaphors and description, the gloves stand out for me as the most memorable visual. The twist?

Proud to Be: A visual, visceral, & evocative message

Presentation Zen

Thanks to Brene Brown''s tweet , I stumbled upon this short video with a powerful message below. The final message is both subtle and direct.

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7 Deadly Sins of Presentation Preparation

DeFinis Communications

Here is a list of the seven “sins” of poor presentations—all of which focus on the mistakes made when speakers prepare for their presentation incorrectly. So set your intention, state the purpose of your presentation, and tell your audience what you hope your presentation will achieve for them.

Presentation lessons from Steve Pinker's advice on writing

Presentation Zen

It adopts the stance that its purpose is presentation; its motive, disinterested truth. Emphasis mine.). Non-classic styles are many.

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5 Surprising Ways to Calm Your Pre-Presentation Jitters

Matt Eventoff

The reality is that everyone gets a rush of adrenaline before presenting – it’s the normal “fight or flight” response. Kennedy have in common?

2014 98

Steve Jobs: The Great Presenter

Duarte Blog

Many refer to Steve Jobs and the Great Inventor, but to me, he will always be the Great Presenter. How did he do that?

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PowerPoint Presentation Do’s and Don’ts

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Practical Tips for Creating Persuasive PowerPoint Presentations On 22nd May 2016 it will be PowerPoint's 26th birthday! Please enter your name.

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London 2012. Olympic Opening Ceremony. 7 points for presenters

The Presenter's Blog

Keep the visuals iconic. Good visuals carry instant meaning. What more could you want in a successful presentation, or Olympic Ceremony!

2012 31

The Fastest Way to Create an Ignite Presentation

Speaking about Presenting

I set myself the challenge of preparing my first Ignite presentation as fast as possible. It’s the presentation equivalent of a haiku or sonnet.

2011 146

The Fastest Way to Create an Ignite Presentation

Speaking about Presenting

I set myself the challenge of preparing my first Ignite presentation as fast as possible. It’s the presentation equivalent of a haiku or sonnet.

2011 146

How to Open a Speech or Presentation

Matt Eventoff

All eyes are on the dais.   All too often, this is what is heard to open the speech or presentation: “Hi, thank you for having me.  It is an honor to be hear with you today.   My name is _ _, and I am going to be speaking to you today about _.&#. So how do you effectively open a speech or presentation? . The audience is seated. 

The two types of presenter: which are you?

Speaking about Presenting

As a presenter, are you predominantly careful, or carefree? What does a careful presenter look like? Preparing the presentation.

2011 94

"Visual aids scare me!" How to embrace visual presentations

The Eloquent Woman

I asked readers of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook what they'd focus on if they could improve just one thing about their public speaking and presenting.