Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Power BI. In the last months, SlideModel.com has been receiving requests from their dashboard users in order to integrate their templates with the new tool of Self Service Business Intelligence from Microsoft, called Power BI. Step 1 – Installing the Power BI Add-In.

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Powerful Sentence Structure for Your Speech

Manner of Speaking

Here is a little gem of advice from writer Gary Provost. The highlighting is mine.) Vary Sentence Length This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. … Continue reading → Speechwriting Uncategorized Brent Kerrigan public speaking

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Powerful “Stories of Unlimited”

Manner of Speaking

Our … Continue reading → Making it Stick Stories and Storytelling All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World Made to Stick public speaking Stories of Unlimited storytelling Western Sydney UniversityThis morning, I was rereading the chapter on storytelling in one of my favourite books, Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Health. (To To see the seven-part series that I wrote on the book, you can find all the posts here.)

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Create a vignette effect to make a photo more powerful

PowerPoint Tips

Can you see how the vignette effect intensifies the center of the photo and therefore makes the man’s dismay feel more powerful? The post Create a vignette effect to make a photo more powerful appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog.

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Powerful Sentence Structure for Your Speech

Manner of Speaking

Here is a little gem of advice from writer Gary Provost. The highlighting is mine.) Vary Sentence Length This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. … Continue reading → Speechwriting Uncategorized Brent Kerrigan public speaking

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Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address

The Presenter's Blog

Powerful speeches contain powerful content. For that content to shine though, it must be mounted into a powerful structure. Let’s understand what was powering away beneath the hood. Conjunctions for power. by Peter Paskale.

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Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Many of the same techniques that work in creating a powerful opening will also be effective as a closing: a startling statistic; humor; a clever definition; a rhetorical question.

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Powerful Women in Hedge Funds

DeFinis Communications

Welcome to my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature stories, resources and valuable information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. As these successful women tell us, there’s power in numbers.

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Pause: Create a Powerful Presence Through Silence

Kate's Voice

For this reason alone, silence is a powerful tool. Speaking vocal delivery vocal power breathing delivery vocal impactIn a non-stop world, we have become non-stop speakers. Silence also allows you to breathe, and give your audience time to breathe as well. In our crazy world, silence is not easy to find, and it’s just not that easy to use either. Here are some [.].

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Use Storytelling to Present with Power

Presentation Guru

Storytelling is the most powerful form of communication ever invented.… Think of the last good movie you watched. It likely had bright images, a compelling script, music, rhythm and heroic characters.

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How Power Habits + Goals = Wealthy Speaker

Speaker Launcher

The post How Power Habits + Goals = Wealthy Speaker appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Wait….what? Jane is going to talk about habits? I don’t need habits…just give me the marketing tips!

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Seven points for powerful debating

The Presenter's Blog

The Romans called them the “hidden darts”; fabulously powerful, but only effective when kept, as the name suggests, hidden. If you cross chess with WWF wrestling, throw in battle strategy and forensics, then mix in the disciplines of public speaking, you get debate.

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The Power-Cut Presenter

The Presenter's Blog

When the power cut hits and the lights all fail, everybody freezes. The COO had become a Power-Cut Presenter. In the second that the lights pop there is a moment of perfect puzzled peace. Have you ever noticed?

The Power of Words – 108 Seconds Changes Everything

Matt Eventoff

This video clip delivers more power, emotion and education in less than two minutes than the majority of programming can deliver in two hours: This video isn’t even a video, it’s an advertisement, and the most effective advertisement I have seen in years.

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Engage in the Power of Negative Thinking

More than PowerPoint...

Taking some time to dwell on the negative every day helps me in four powerful ways. I’m a cheerful person. And I don’t like positive thinking. It makes me cringe. Instead, I try to spend some quality time every day engaging in negative thinking. For me, it’s a joyful meditation.

6 Powerful Pitch Deck Tips to Get Seed Funding

Duarte Blog

To do so, keep in mind these powerful tips. The post 6 Powerful Pitch Deck Tips to Get Seed Funding appeared first on Duarte. Congratulations on having a great business idea. Extra congratulations if you’ve started the company and gotten some traction. Good job, you!

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The Power of Self-Expression

Speaking Freely

“What we say is important… for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.”- Jim Beggs There is simply nothing that transforms your life as much as self-expression, because a profound shift in consciousness happens when you open yourself to share your truth. As you express your inner Self, your whole [.].

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Power Strategies

The Communication Blog

Strategies for Power. Here is a discussion of the communication of power which I wrote for my 50 Communication Strategies book and that I thought might be of interest to a wide variety of readers. Power is the ability of one person to influence what another person thinks or does. You have power over another person to the extent that you can influence what this person thinks or what this person does. & Types of Power. Power can increase and decrease.

From the Bronx to Yale: The Power of High School Speech

Manner of Speaking

Below is an inspiring 13-minute documentary about a group of high school students and their teachers from Democracy Prep school in the South Bronx, New York. They compete in a variety of speech contests at the local, district, state and national … Continue reading → Motivation documentary From the Bronx to Yale public speaking

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Eye gaze and the power of faces

Presentation Zen

My point is only to say that if you do, be mindful of the power that images of faces have for getting attention and try to use eye gaze to help guide the viewer's eye. We have evolved to be amazingly good at seeing faces.

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The Power of Knowing Your Target Audience

Speaker Launcher

The post The Power of Knowing Your Target Audience appeared first on Jane Atkinson. So often, the experts of the internet tell us what we “should” be doing to grow our businesses. The problem with this, however, is that not all businesses are created equal and what may work for one business may not work for another. It is up to all of us as entrepreneurs to push back and ask ourselves, […].

Ken Burns on the power of story

Presentation Zen

Legendary documentary Ken Burns says that the best stories are about "One plus one equals three." A good story is more than simply the sum of its parts. There is something beyond the words and the data and the images.

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Use the Power of Practice to Build Your Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

After reading the book The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (which I first wrote about here ), it is clear that habits define virtually every aspect of our lives, from how much we eat, save, or spend to how we work, communicate, and interact with others.

Michio Kaku on The Power of Video

Presentation Zen

"The Power of video," says famed theoretical physicist Michio Kaku , "is the power of the mind itself. A huge chunk of the brain power we have sitting on our shoulders is devoted to processing visual images.

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The Power of the Pause

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The most telling sign of an amateur speaker is their inability to pace themselves and speak slowly. If you can learn to get comfortable with silence and pauses, the quality of your delivery will improve instantly. Here is an excellent primer from Nadine Hanafi on five ways to help you use the silent pause effectively. […]. Public Speaking Nadine Hanafi

Vocal power to project your pitch. YouTube site will show you how.

The Presenter's Blog

For vendors, successful selling is strongly dependent on vocal power. Tips From The Top audience expertvillage oratory presentation skills presenting projecting public speaking vocal power vocal skills voice voice exercisesSaturday sunrise in our local farmer’s market.

From the Bronx to Yale: The Power of High School Speech

Manner of Speaking

Below is an inspiring 13-minute documentary about a group of high school students and their teachers from Democracy Prep school in the South Bronx, New York. They compete in a variety of speech contests at the local, district, state and national … Continue reading → Motivation documentary From the Bronx to Yale public speaking

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Why You Should Never Underestimate the Power of the Spoken Word

Presentation Guru

What words do you use to demonstrate conviction, to connect with your audience or to inspire and communicate confidence in your subject matter?

2017 30

Free video training: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders into Powerful Presenters

PowerPoint Tips

The topic is a timely one: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders Into Powerful Presenters. The post Free video training: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders into Powerful Presenters appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog.

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Improve the Power of Your Voice and Imagine the Results

Executive Speech Coach

What does Tony Robbins say about the power of his voice and his voice coach. Tony Robbin on improving the power of his voice. Who is this amazing voice coach? Imagine if you could learn from this voice coach for a fraction of what private coaching normally costs?

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The Power of Words

Matt Eventoff

. Challenge Day - The Power of Words. Challenge Day - The Power of Words. It is one of the most powerful clips I have seen, and illustrates the power of words and messages in a way that very few speeches or presentations can. There is also a communications lesson here - Challenge Day effectively illustrates how to a) craft a very powerful message and b) make it very easy for everyone who comes in contact with the message to personalize and internalize it.

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Storytelling, POV, & the power of first-person narrative

Presentation Zen

There is nothing wrong with that, but for short films, telling a story with only powerful visuals and first-person narration can be very effective for providing an emotional, insightful POV.

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[Podcast] Harness the Power of PR with Marsha Friedman

Speaker Launcher

Tell the world about it – which can be the tricky part unless you know how to harness the power of PR! The post [Podcast] Harness the Power of PR with Marsha Friedman appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Recommended: 10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation from SOAP Presentations. Here’s a presentation that is both beautifully designed and contains excellent information on the use of gestures and body language when presenting. Public Speaking Presentation tips

The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This is another installment in my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life.

Why “Powerless” Communicators Yield the Most Power

SpeakerSue Says...

Adam Grant, Adam Grant, the youngest tenured professor at Wharton says that people who pose questions instead of providing their opinions, thoughts or answers and use tentative instead of more forceful speech are the most powerful communicators. This “powerless” communication style – this ability to communicate with wielding power or authority – helps associates, colleagues, customers and clients relax and trust what you have to say.

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Neurochemistry, empathy & the power of story

Presentation Zen

Dr. Zak's research suggests that during a story like the one used in the video, most viewers produce powerful empathic responses, responses which are associated with the neurochemicals cortisol and oxytocin. Paul Zak is a key contributor in the emerging field of neuroeconomics.

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Will the Power of PowerPoint Lie in its New 3D Tool?

Presentation Guru

The boundaries of what and how you can present with PowerPoint are being pushed ever further. In an earlier post we discussed five things you didn’t know PowerPoint could do, including 3D models. In this post, Emma Bannister test drives the feature and gives us her verdict.

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Knowledge is power when presenting

The Presenter's Blog

Knowledge is power. When we make a presentation we occupy the space defined by Peter Drucker as that of a “Knowledge Worker”, someone who “works primarily with information”. Our goal is to inform and persuade. Information is the bedrock of our ability to do that. It’s therefore essential that as presenters we continually feed the mind in the same way we would feed the body. We need to achieve three goals when delivering knowledge to an audience.

The eternal power of relationships

Presentation Zen

One year ago today, my mother passed away. The next day I wrote this post on my personal blog about my feelings at the time and how that sunny morning on the Oregon Coast back in the USA unfolded.