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From Bullet Points to Visual Presentation – and Why It Matters

Presentation Guru

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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Essential tools for visual communications

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

On Saturday we heard from two communications experts: Speechwriter Pete Weissman and visual thinking expert David Sibbet.

From Bullet Points to Visual Presentation – Finding the Right Images

Presentation Guru

There is an art to finding visuals that support your message.

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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.

Kamishibai: Lessons in visual storytelling from Japan

Presentation Zen

Even if you do not speak Japanese, this will help you get a sense for how the presenter uses visuals and narration to connect with the audience.

Interview with visual language expert Connie Malamed

PowerPoint Tips

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

Visuals are Valuable: A Hypothesis Proven by History

Duarte Blog

Find the perfect diagram to visualize your info at [link] , and download the PowerPoint®-ready file for just $0.99. Design by James Nepomuceno.

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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Visual aid – The Swinging Ball of Death

Pivotal Public Speaking

… a wonderful example of using a visual aid – Who needs PowerPoint?!! public speaking videos visual aids

#illustraTED | Duarte is Visualizing TED Talks All Week

Duarte Blog

Delivery Diary Event News Video facebook graphic recording illustraTED summarize TED Ted in 10 TED in Ten twitter visualizeWe hope.).

Visual presentation lessons from Alfred Hitchcock

Presentation Zen

Perhaps because Hitchcock began his career working in silent films, the visual mattered more than anything else in his films.

Communication Visuals

The Communication Blog

So, I thought Pinterest would be a great medium to disseminate visuals that may prove useful in teaching communication. communication visuals illusions images for choice images for communication Pinterest I started a few Pinterest boards largely to augment the text discussions in communication books—my own or others. link].

Review of a new e-book: Visual Presentations

PowerPoint Tips

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.

Lucas, Scorsese: On the need for visual literacy

Presentation Zen

The term multimedia literacy and visual literacy encompass many things and borrow from many disciplines. This is especially true in education.

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150+ Free PowerPoint Slides to Make Great Visually Appealing Presentations


This free SWOT slide can help you to make visually appealing marketing presentations that delight your audience. Free SWOT PowerPoint Slides.

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Hans Rosling: The Jedi Master of data visualization

Presentation Zen

If there is a Jedi Master of presenting data clearly, visually, and simply, then it is Hans. Go here to see loads of videos on

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!

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Visuals can tell a story

Presentation Zen

50 years later. Same place. Same ship. On the. left, my dad and me in 1962 on deck somewhere in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on. same deck. and too soon.

A Peridoic Table of Visualization Methods

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

at the University of Lugano have created a “periodic table” of 100 visualization methods. Business Communication

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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.

Visuals are the emotional heart of your story

Speak Schmeak

Even though television is a visual medium, I don''t find most commercials as visually compelling as they could be.

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Impact of Visual Aids in Presentations


The post Impact of Visual Aids in Presentations appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. Presentation Tips

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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. 

How to Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

Presentation Guru

It has been said that there are no new stories; there are only new ways of telling the old stories.

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Vocal, Visual, and Verbal Skills for Executive Presence

Speaking Freely

The post Vocal, Visual, and Verbal Skills for Executive Presence appeared first on Speaking Freely. By Self-Expression Center Staff A commonly held misconception about executive presence is that it is all about dressing for the part. While appearances are important, your presence is more comprehensive than merely the clothes that you wear.

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 ™.

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Create a Visual Summary Slide

PowerPoint Tips

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

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

Presentation Zen

Variety in pace and visual treatments In Citizen Kane. visually subdued while others are visually dynamic and full of myriad.

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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?

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. I 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.

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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Visualizing concepts-24-hour protection

PowerPoint Tips

It was an important concept to visualize because of the emotional impact. Collect your own set of concept visualizations. Need training?

A visual that fits in your pocket

Speak Schmeak

If you've been reading my blog for a while, you may have seen a post I wrote in 2008 about Wayne Pacelle, the President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States. He visited The Ellen Show to talk about Proposition 2, the Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act. We can be cruel or we can be kind. And I say we need to be kind."

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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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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.


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.

The truth about visualization for public speaking success

Speaking about Presenting

Many people think that this type of visualization can help you not only speak better but also help reduce your fear of public speaking. 25, No.

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A Powerful, Visual Business Development Strategy: Explore adjacencies

Content Marketing Today

Here’s how to do it visually. Via – Content Marketing Now. Read the full story on: