Hans Rosling: Upgrading our worldview via data visualization
JULY 9, 2015
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.
resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences
Manner of Speaking
FEBRUARY 26, 2011
The same holds true for public speaking and presentation skills. It presents the same information, but in a creative and compelling format.
The Visual Thinking Revolution is Here!
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
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.
Impact of Visual Aids in Presentations
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
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
Presentation design trends
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Mike is an internationally recognized visual communication and presentation expert, trainer, and award-winning author. Visual Metaphors.
Review of a new e-book: Visual Presentations
JUNE 24, 2011
I recently received a free copy of a new e-book, Visual Presentations: Boring Slides to Visual Presentations in 3 Easy Steps, by M.S.
Kamishibai: Lessons in visual storytelling from Japan
OCTOBER 31, 2011
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.
Better Presentations – A Guide For Scholars, Researchers and Wonks
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Jon Schwabish is a Government Economist turned presentation guru. He’s a straight-talking, smart, presentation expert with a book to sell.
Interview with visual language expert Connie Malamed
JUNE 26, 2011
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.
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Strategy Video Brian Dennehy Long Island Index Rauch Foundation RSA statistics viral video visualizeThe more clicks, the better.
The Communication Blog
OCTOBER 7, 2014
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
MARCH 12, 2015
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!
Hans Rosling: The Jedi Master of data visualization
JANUARY 26, 2012
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.
What Is The Best Multi-Touch Presentation Tool Around?
OCTOBER 19, 2016
At Presentation Guru, we continuously try and keep our audience updated with the newest technology available.
Why speakers should use the invisible visual
The Eloquent Woman
MAY 26, 2011
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
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
visual cues) used instead of, or in addition to, words make information clearer, easier to access and more memorable. Diagrammer ™.
Are you a visual learner?
Public Speaking Advice and Commentary
JULY 23, 2012
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.
Changing your presentation: When is it too late?
Joan Detz Speaker Services
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
You can make changes to your presentation anytime. But – and this is a big but – changes always present a cost. Audio Visual, PowerPoint & Podcasts Career info Presentation skills SpeechwritingIn theory, it’s never too late.
Presentation Tip: Design visuals vs. Content visuals
Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog
FEBRUARY 8, 2013
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
OCTOBER 8, 2012
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
AUGUST 17, 2015
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?
2 Great Visual Storytelling Books for Children
DECEMBER 1, 2016
As it is the Christmas season, I thought I would recommend two books here that do a great job of presenting their material in an engaging, visual way.
Review: “HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations” by Nancy Duarte
The Presenter's Blog
MARCH 22, 2013
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.
Using Visuals in Financial Presentations « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE
TJ Walker Interactive
MARCH 15, 2011
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.
Visual storytelling lessons from Citizen Kane, one of Roger Ebert's favorite films
APRIL 8, 2013
presentations? which we can extrapolate lessons for our own presentations or speeches. Most good presentations and keynote addresses.
The flipped presentation
OCTOBER 6, 2013
Let’s say that you’re giving a presentation that requires you to provide a lot of detailed information to your audience. Flip it!
10 tips for improving your presentations & speeches
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
The title of the talk is "10 Ways to Make Better Presentations: Lessons from Storytellers." The 15-minute talk can be viewed below. misspoke.
Create a Visual Summary Slide
APRIL 6, 2010
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
JANUARY 25, 2012
Rick Altman, Better Presenting. Apollo Ideas is a presentation consulting and design company. Story is the heart of the presentation.
Visualizing concepts-24-hour protection
OCTOBER 9, 2016
It was an important concept to visualize because of the emotional impact. Collect your own set of concept visualizations. Need training?
Content, visuals, sound: a well-synced presentation
AUGUST 4, 2011
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
JUNE 29, 2011
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
AUGUST 8, 2011
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
JANUARY 29, 2014
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.
7 Deadly Sins of Presentation Preparation
APRIL 28, 2014
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
APRIL 18, 2016
It adopts the stance that its purpose is presentation; its motive, disinterested truth. Emphasis mine.). Non-classic styles are many.
5 Surprising Ways to Calm Your Pre-Presentation Jitters
MARCH 1, 2014
The reality is that everyone gets a rush of adrenaline before presenting – it’s the normal “fight or flight” response. Kennedy have in common?
Steve Jobs: The Great Presenter
OCTOBER 6, 2011
Many refer to Steve Jobs and the Great Inventor, but to me, he will always be the Great Presenter. How did he do that?
London 2012. Olympic Opening Ceremony. 7 points for presenters
The Presenter's Blog
JULY 28, 2012
Keep the visuals iconic. Good visuals carry instant meaning. What more could you want in a successful presentation, or Olympic Ceremony!
The Fastest Way to Create an Ignite Presentation
Speaking about Presenting
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
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.