Photo-editing features in PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint 2010 added some new photo editing features that let you do a lot of your work right inside PowerPoint. In this video, I discuss 3 features on the Picture Tools Format tab: Corrections. Watch this video to see how you can use these new features for your photos. Color. Artistic Effects. Ellen Finkelstein can train you or your team to create high-impact, engaging, professional presentations for training, sales, business, or education.

Sandra Zimmer featured in Houston Chronicle Article on Public Speaking as a Career Tool

Speaking Freely

” This article written by Emilia Benton, a copy editor from the Special Publications of Houston Chronicle Media Group, features some of my ideas about the value of public speaking skills for career development. Today, Sunday, March 23, 2014, The Houston Chronicle Jobs Section is printing an article entitled “Public Speaking an Important Career Tool.”

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Featured Speaker: Jeff Zelaya

The Speaker Point

Jeff is business development specialist who runs online marketing workshops for businesses and college students. He is the Founder of Florida Public Speaking and runs the site bestpublicspeaker.com. I asked him about how he started and how he handles the challenges of public speaking. Who are you? Jeff Zelaya What do you do? I’m a

If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

It’s Prezi and here I interview CEO Peter Arvai about the new collaboration features they turned on last night and also see some of the ways you can use Prezi to make better presentations.

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So You Want to be a Presentation Designer?

Presentation Guru

… Inspiration Role Models Entrepreneurs featured inspiration Leadership Presentation DesignWhat’s Your Goal?

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Four Lessons from the Mountain for Every Public Speaker

Presentation Guru

… Performance Confidence featured Nerves Practice preparation Presentation Tips Public SpeakingA few weeks ago, my friend Timo Sorri came to Geneva for a visit. Timo is an expert in presentation design. You can learn more about what he does on his website.

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10 Essential Steps to a Beautiful Eulogy for a Loved One

Presentation Guru

… Authenticity Templates Write Great Speeches Eulogy featured Funeral Special Occasion speeches

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How to Design a Presentation that will Convince Investors

Presentation Guru

… Build Real Impact Message Visuals Corporate Speaking featured Persuasion PitchingInvestors are a special type of audience. I have been creating investor presentations for my clients for the last decade, and would like to share with you some of the things I have learned along the way.

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Five Things You Didn’t Know PowerPoint Could Do

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Visuals Apps & Add-Ins featured PowerPoint Presentation Design presentation technology Software Visual Aids

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Data Needs Context

Presentation Guru

… Message Storytelling Building Arguments complex subjects Data visualisation featured Pitching Presenting DataIs your presentation data meaningful? It’s all about context. Numbers are meaningless on their own. Jude Barak shows us how to share our data in the most effective way.

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Big Picture or Deep Detail? Do both with PowerPoint Zoom

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Visuals featured PowerPoint presentation technology Visual AidsSometimes in our presentations we need big-picture thinking to set vision and direction. Yet at other times, we need to deep dive and drill down into the detail. But what if we need to do both ?

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Data Visualisation Advice to Stop You Drowning in the Numbers

Presentation Guru

… Data Visualisation Charts and Graphs Data visualisation featured Visual AidsHow to engage an audience when data is your story and the fact that data needs context in order to mean anything are two areas that Jude Barak has previously written about for us.

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5 Ways to Make your Presentation More Visual and Effective

Presentation Guru

… Design Principles Powerpoint Visuals Bullet Points featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Slide Design Visual Aids

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The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Florian Mueck

Presentation Guru

This community is the Guru. We want to help our readers build their skills as presentation designers, speakers and coaches, learning from a wide range of our colleagues from across the world.

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The best and longest list of new PowerPoint 2010 features

PowerPoint Tips

My friend, Echo Swinford, who’s a PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) has written up a great list of the new features of PowerPoint 2010. Before making a decision about whether or not to upgrade, read the list !

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Introducing the 2017 Presentation Guru Conference

Presentation Guru

… Presentation Guru Conference Conference featuredBring an idea and leave with a world-class Pitch. We set up Presentation Guru (the “Guru”) to help people share their expertise, skills and knowledge with the world. The Guru is all of the people who make up our amazing community.…

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The Best Websites for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint Templates

Presentation Guru

… Resources Templates featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Prezi Templates Visual AidsWe have compiled a list of template providers for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint, including some which offer templates that are compatible with more than one platform.

What can Business Presenters Learn from the Best Street Entertainers in the World?

Presentation Guru

… Performance Understand your Audience Audience Connection featured inspiration Interaction Making it Memorable Practice Role Models street entertainersThere’s a 36 year old guy, married with a mortgage and 3 kids. He stands on a cobbled street in London, asking tourists for money.

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The Best Ways Online To Create An Animated Presentation

Presentation Guru

… Software Technology Animation Apps & Add-Ins featured presentation technology VideoA lot of people rely on static slide decks created using conventional presentation apps like PowerPoint or Keynote. It seems that the use of animations is still perhaps overrated.

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Should You Use Storytelling in Scientific Presentations?

Presentation Guru

… Storytelling complex subjects featured Presenting Data Scientific presentations“Stories are anecdotes and we expect medical technologies to be based on a bit more solid evidence than that.”

From Bullet Points to Visual Presentation – and Why It Matters

Presentation Guru

In this article, Robert Lane shares his helpful and relevant advice on how our brains behave when faced with text over visuals. … Powerpoint Visuals Design Principles featured Making it Memorable Stock Images Visual Language

BBP Featured in Fox News

Beyond Bullet Points

For Cliff’s 5 Essentials for Effective Presentations, check out this Fox News iMag article: [link]. BBP news PowerPoint presentations

Spice Up Your Speeches with these 3 Rhetorical Devices

Presentation Guru

… Build Real Impact Write Great Speeches featured Making it Memorable Presentation Writing Public Speaking Rhetoric Speech WritingMany of the greatest speeches in history have influenced their audience on an almost subliminal level.

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16 Ways to Make Your Case at Meetings

Presentation Guru

Here, Sims has written 16 key points to make sure that you’re always ready to represent your idea as efficiently and persuasively as possible. … Logic and Argumentation Psychology Building Arguments featured Persuasion preparation

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The 3 Legs of the Better Presentation Stool

Presentation Guru

… Design Principles Powerpoint featured Must-Reads for every presentation professional PowerPoint Sales Presentations Visual Aids Visual LanguageDo your company presentations hit the spot each and every time? Be honest.

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10 Essential Items For The Presenter On the Go

Presentation Guru

… Hardware Technology featured preparation presentation technologyIf you are a professional presenter, motivational speaker or someone who has to give presentations frequently, you might want to use your own presentation kit.

5 Really Simple and Cheap Ways To Improve Your Presentation Skills

Presentation Guru

… Build Your Skills Performance Confidence credibility featured Practice preparationPresenting better than the norm gives you a clear competitive advantage in your field. If you present slightly better than the norm in your industry, firm or profession, you’ll tend to stand out.

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Public Relations Pros - Clients Still Want To Be Featured In Top Establishment Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To social-media experts, this seems counterintuitive. A poll on PR Week indicates that clients prefer to be covered in top establishment media such as The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal.

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The Sales Presentation Paradox

Presentation Guru

In this article, Simon explains this as The Sales Presentation Paradox, and gives some pertinent advice to make sure your next sales presentation accomplishes exactly what you want it to. … Message Performance Corporate Speaking featured Pitching PowerPoint preparation Sales Presentations

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It’s Got to Be Perfect – or Does It?

Presentation Guru

… Performance Psychology Being Authentic Confidence featured learning Seeking PerfectionThe use of the word ‘perfect’ in regards to public speaking is a quick way to halt improvement.

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What We Can Learn from the Products that Made History

Presentation Guru

… Build Real Impact Great Speeches Message Audience Connection Corporate Speaking Create Powerful Messaging Events featured Making it Memorable Role ModelsWhat can we learn from great speakers who have had to pitch to the entire world?

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Data Visualization – The Perfect Combination of Analytics and Art

Presentation Guru

… Data Visualisation Software Visuals charts and graphs Data visualisation featured Visual Aids Visual LanguagePresentation Guru was recently invited to a demonstration by Tableau on how to Make Your Data Make an Impact.

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PowerPoint 2007 tutorials help you make the most of the features

PowerPoint Tips

Danny Rocks offers a 2-CD set called, “ 50 Best PowerPoint 2007 Tips, Tricks & Techniques. &# If you know something about PowerPoint but want to make better use of the features, I recommend this series. Each lesson is a professionally-produced video in which Danny verbally explains the feature while showing you how to use it.

The Science of Calming Down an Anxious Presenter

Presentation Guru

… Build Your Skills Feedback Anxiety Confidence Fear featured NervesIt was Jerry Seinfeld who pointed out that people’s fear of public speaking was such that if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy!

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How to Find the Right Speaking Coach For You

Presentation Guru

… Build Your Skills Training Providers featured learning Practice trainingHow on earth do you find the presentation coach you really need; the presentation coach who is going to really understand you and will help you be the presenter you always wanted to be?

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How to Engage the Audience When Your Data is the Story

Presentation Guru

It can be challenging keeping an audience focused during a normal presentation, but graphs and pie charts can make it even more difficult to keep their attention. … Storytelling Visuals Corporate Speaking Create Powerful Messaging featured Persuasion Presentation Writing Visual Aids

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Look Effortlessly Expert as you Present with PowerPoint

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Tips & Techniques featured PowerPoint Practice preparation Presentation Tips Visual AidsMost speakers want to look effortlessly in control when they speak: in control of their subject, their nerves and their technology.

From Bullet Points to Visual Presentation – Finding the Right Images

Presentation Guru

In this article, Robert shares his ideas on how to represent messages visually and how indirect representation can sometimes work instead. … Powerpoint Visuals Design Principles featured Making it Memorable PowerPoint Visual Language

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How to Close a Sale

Presentation Guru

… Build Your Skills Understand your Audience Being Authentic credibility featured Persuasion SellingWhat are the communications secrets of a sale? How can you size up a potential customer, develop a fast and durable relationship, and close the sale?

The Purpose of the Pitch

Presentation Guru

… Build Real Impact Pitches Understand your Audience credibility featured Interaction Persuasion Pitching Sales PresentationsAt the end of a pitch, your audience shouldn’t be the only ones asking questions.

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