Visualizing concepts-24-hour protection

PowerPoint Tips

It was an important concept to visualize because of the emotional impact. Presenters often struggle when visualizing concepts because the concepts may be abstract or because they simply can’t find the right graphic. 7-minute video). Collect your own set of concept visualizations. What are some concepts you’ve visualized? Get my free video training, "13 techniques that will make designing your slides EASY."

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What Are the Simple Rules that Help Us Design Better Visual Aids?

Presentation Guru

You don’t need to be a PowerPoint expert to create effective visual aids. I have built on the ideas that David explains in his video and added my own beliefs.… … Visuals featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Slide Design Slide Makeover Visual Aids

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How to … Use Video in Your Presentations

Presentation Guru

Earlier in September, my fellow columnist Rob Oliver wrote a great piece on using video in sales presentations. In this blog, as part of my occasional “How to…” series, I want to build on and expand his ideas and reflect on the use of video more generally.… … Technology Visuals featured VideoIf you are in sales or pitching, he has some fantastic ideas for you.

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Visual communication with Graphic Recordings

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’ve been impressed with a number of videos on YouTube that use hand-drawn images to convey complex information. One example from RSA Animate features Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft in the UK, who imagines what might be possible if more organizations embraced the full, empowering potential of technology and encouraged a truly open, […]. Business Communication graphic recording

5 Ways Using Video Will Make Your Presentation Even Better

Presentation Guru

… Technology Visuals featured VideoThanks to the accessibility of high-speed internet connectivity, staggering amounts of information are available at everyone’s fingertips. This, in fact, makes it even more challenging to deliver a sales presentation that leaves a lasting impression on your potential clients. Want to know how you can beat the competition and impress your potential clients like never before?…

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The Power of Visual Information

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About The Power of Visual Information February 2, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments We live in information overload. Today’s advances in graphic design means we can clarify messages through visual information. I believe visual information should have 3 main characteristics in order to be effective.

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A simple, 4-step guide to beautifully visualize data in your presentations

PowerPoint Tips

Too many people take data visualization for granted and almost always opt for the bare minimum approach. ” Data visualization isn’t just the process of slapping on a few charts. I’m going to help you with your data visualization techniques through a simple four-step guide. To do this, you only need to ask yourself three questions: “ What is the purpose of visualizing my data?” “What is the purpose of visualizing my data?”

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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.    A great deal of bad pedagogy, not to mention visual aids, has been the result.    Just mostly visual.

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. If you can''t see the video on this page, click here to view on YouTube. Are you using compelling visuals to make an emotional impact on your audience and help sell your ideas, or are you still dwelling in the dark ages of bullets and paragraphs of text?

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#illustraTED | Duarte is Visualizing TED Talks All Week

Duarte Blog

As the world’s best and brightest are converging in Long Beach for the 23rd annual TED Conference, we’re hunkering down here at Duarte, getting our pens and papers and devices ready to visualize, summarize, and share their brilliant speeches. Last year , we assembled a team of writers and designers, and spent an afternoon live-tweeting, churning out visual notes, iconic graphics, quotes, ten-word summaries, some haiku poetry, and even a limerick.

How to Add Video into Text and Shapes in PowerPoint

Presentation Guru

Ever wondered how to do those cool slides where the video plays inside either text or shapes? Wonder no more, because we’ve put together this short video showing you exactly how to do it. You can watch the video here, or head over to our YouTube channel to see all the other How To videos that we have created.… … Powerpoint Resources Tips & Techniques Visuals PowerPoint User Guide

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Want your data to go viral? Make it visual.

Duarte Blog

How do you turn an academic report into a viral video? When they launched their last two reports, the Rauch Foundation sought Duarte’s help creating a video to introduce their report at an event filled with academics, foundation supporters and those with an interest in the future of Long Island. Following the event they published the video online. Instead of focusing only on the launch event, they hoped to craft a video that had more online appeal.

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POWERPOINT: VISUAL POWER

Professionally Speaking...

It's no secret that I think visuals should dominate words in a presentation where any type of slideware is used. But if the word 'visuals' immediately makes you think 'pictures' or 'photographs', reconsider. Thanks to Chris Spagnuolo at the EdgeHopper blog for alerting me to th is wonderful video about the benefits of charts. A tag cloud is a visualization of word frequencies, which is useful for showing relative relationships.

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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 aidsWatch the language he uses, and the use of pause.

Create The Best Video Presentations With These Innovative Tools

Presentation Guru

While there is a multitude of uses for video programs, the ability to record your presentation and share it across the web afterwards is paramount in the digital age. … Software Visuals presentation technology VideoWe’ve detailed the importance of good streaming services for presentations before, and we’ve also shown how products like GoReact can help you improve your presenting ability by watching yourself after you present.

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Content, visuals, sound: a well-synced presentation

Speak Schmeak

But what I want to mention about this video has nothing to do with listening. Notice how his visuals enhance the presentation. Treasure has done a fantastic job of combining content, visuals and sound to tell a very effective story. Thanks to Denise Graveline for posting this excellent TED talk on listening, by sound expert Julian Treasure.

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Kamishibai: Lessons in visual storytelling from Japan

Presentation Zen

Kamishibai is a form of visual and participatory storytelling that combines the use of hand drawn visuals with the engaging narration of a live presenter. The origins of kamishibai are not clear, but its roots can be taced back to various picture storytelling traditions in Japan such as etoki and emaki scrolls and other forms of visual storytelling which date back centuries. Above: Note how the visual fills the entire card yet maintains a level of empty space. Video.

Video Applications - Goucher Disrupts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead of spending months being coached for the SAT, applicants to Goucher can plan and create a video. We live in a visual era. But they probably have been hanging around video from the get-go. Let's follow how members of the Class of 2015 who submitted video applications are faring. Already, they are engaged in learning through the visual medium. Branding Current Affairs Generational Divide Online video Personal Musings Selling Values Web/Tech Writing

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A visual that fits in your pocket

Speak Schmeak

Watch the video: How can you make your examples simple, concrete and small enough to carry around in your pocket? 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. One thing I like about Wayne Pacelle is his ability to concisely state his issues.

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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. But an understanding of the principles and techniques and "rules" found in the broad field of visual communication are the thing of real and lasting value. Media such as video (or call it film, motion pictures, etc.) And yet visual communication in all its various forms, just like the written word, can be used for good or for bad. Watch video below.

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Using Visuals in Financial Presentations « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

Public speaking, media training, presentation training, crisis communications Home Live Video About TJ Products & Services FAQs « What Questions Should my Elevator Pitch Answer? » Using Visuals in Financial Presentations It is always important to have visuals in any presentation to enhance audience understanding and participation. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

How to present data with visuals

Pivotal Public Speaking

PowerPoint public speaking videos visual aids Hans Rosling visualsHans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before – using augmented reality animation.

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. Dr. Kaku suggests that even the most complicated theories can be expressed simply through visualizations of some kind, including video. Also see Lucas, Scorsese: On the need for visual literacy

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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. This two-minute video presentation uses compelling video and historic archive photography along with music and narration to deliver a message that is evocative, provocative, and strong. It is subtle in the sense that it is never said explicitly in words what the final message is, but the final visuals make the message unabashedly clear. •

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Content, visuals, sound: a well-synced presentation

Speak Schmeak

But what I want to mention about this video has nothing to do with listening. Notice how his visuals enhance the presentation. Treasure has done a fantastic job of combining content, visuals and sound to tell a very effective story. Thanks to Denise Graveline for posting this excellent TED talk on listening, by sound expert Julian Treasure.

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Four ways to reach the visual learners in your audience

Executive Speech Coach

The majority of people are visual learners. Three important clarifications Visual means the images that we process in the visual cortex of the brain. The eye is only one source of visual input. Not everything seen by the eye is processed in the visual cortex. Here are four ways to convey visual messages to your audience. The most common mistake is putting text on a slide and believing that is visual. Text on a slide is not a visual.

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Visualizing the consequences of sugary drinks

Presentation Zen

The PSA video kicked it up a notch and truly got people to take notice. Exercise: Visualizing your message to create a change Recently, I have shown this video below to students and trainees. I asked them to think of ways they can make that message more visual and memorable. This activity gets people thinking of ways of combining visuals with type to amplify the impact of a message. No one expected a visualization like that.

A visual that fits in your pocket

Speak Schmeak

Watch the video: How can you make your examples simple, concrete and small enough to carry around in your pocket? 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. One thing I like about Wayne Pacelle is his ability to concisely state his issues.

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Visualizing the Sun Food Agenda with Michael Pollan

Duarte Blog

Duarte had the distinct pleasure of working with bestselling author Michael Pollan to turn his ideas about sustainability and food systems into a visual presentation for the PopTech conference last month. You can see Michael speak sans visuals here and here. In the video, as he describes his experience, notice how Michael also outlines the three main issues that he’ll be talking about in the rest of the presentation.

Videos - Before You Make A Lot More.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, this is a visual age. And, sure attaching a video to whatever can boost your search-engine rankings. For one thing, there is a glut of online videos. But, more importantly for your business is the reality that videos, just like everything else, can become dated. She had produced myriad videos a few years back. I knew that after prospects viewed the sample video, no one would buy. Online video

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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. At TED.com you'll find many video presentations and articles on Hans Rosling. Go here to see loads of videos on gapminder.org. Documentary: Rosling's World One of the videos you will find on gapminder.org is this documentary on Hans Rosling. Loads of videos , and downloads , and tons of indicators displayed in Gapminder World.

Talking clearly & visually about plastic pollution

Presentation Zen

Dianna Cohen does a good job — with no notes at all — of delivering her story in sync with the visuals. She also does a good job of positioning herself right next to the screen so that both the graphics and she are in the viewer's visual frame. Above: The visuals would have had more impact had they been designed for a 16:9 display instead of in 4:3 (note the large black voids on the sides). Above: Examples of high-impact visuals. Video is in ???

Become a Better Speaker by Watching Videos

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Visual: Body Language and Visual aids - Facial Expression, Gestures, Posture, Stance, Movement, Readability of slides & Slide design. Where to find videos: Youtube is the most obvious place to look for examples to help you become a better speaker, but the biggest problem is that there are so many videos and not all of them are good examples. A few example videos to help you become a better speaker.

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Tokyo: A visual presentation by Joan Jimenez

Presentation Zen

The massive city of Tokyo is but one aspect of Japan that offers its own unique, rich tapestry of visual intrigue and inspiration. It's hard to capture the essence of what Tokyo feels like, but this 5-minute video presentation by Joan Jimenez (Spain) is one of the best short pieces I have ever seen on Tokyo. If you have not yet been, this video does a good job of giving you the feel for the place.

"Good" visual examples to get you thinking

Presentation Zen

On their website they feature many short video presentations that you may find useful. The video presentations are not perfect, but many of them may give you some ideas for changing the way you present your supporting visuals in your talks aided by slideware. But imagine how you could use similar visualization (at a slower rate) along with your spoken words in live a presentation. Recently I stumbled across GOOD Magazine, and their website www.good.is.

Public Speaking - Visual Humor

Great Public Speaking

These pieces of visual humor are seen in newspapers and magazines in most areas of the world. If you want to use the cartoon or comic strip in a visual, you may need permission from the artist or copyright owner. Other forms of visual humor that transcend most cultural barriers are juggling and magic. Two good magic videos for speakers by master magician Tom Ogden are Teaching and Training with Magic and The Magic of Creativity.

The visual transformation of Bill Gates the presenter

Presentation Zen

Many years ago I began pointing to the presentation style of Steve Jobs as a good example of how to present with visuals on a large stage. Even his visuals were better than the usual cluttered and bullet-point filled slides, though they still had a ways to go (pics). In October of last year, we began to see much more improvement in Bill's delivery, and especially in his visuals. Bill's visuals are much better than those used in his 2009 TED talk.

Visual communication – how to create and use charts for successful executive presentations

Pivotal Public Speaking

Say It With Charts: The Executive’s Guide to Visual Communication. Look to this comprehensive presentation encyclopedia for information on: how to prepare different types of charts – pie, bar, column, line, or dot – and when to use each; hands-on recommendations on lettering size, color choice, appropriate chart types, and more; and, techniques for producing dramatic e-Visuals using animation, scanned images, sound, video, and links to pertinent websites.

Send me your video and get free public speaking feedback

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About Send me your video and get free public speaking feedback March 18, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments I’ve been thinking long and hard about how to provide the best value for readers of this site. Send videos or Youtube links to Alex@thespeakerpoint.com.

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The Dangers of Combining PowerPoint Presentation Slides

Duarte Blog

Duarte.com/edy Tips Video Visuals creative duarte Halloween humor PowerPoint presentation presentations slide:ology Slides tipsWe call them “Frankenslides.” ” You know, the kinds of slide decks made up of bits and pieces of presentations.

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Documentaries, YouTube Videos, and Facebook Live Your CEO Is Watching

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In this era when visual media is a major influencer, what I would rather know is what CEOS are watching. Specifically, what would be most useful is finding out the documentaries, YouTube videos, and Facebook Live streaming they have considered important. If CEOs are wise, they are leveraging visual media such as "Dark Horse" to enhance performance at their companies. In The Wall Street Journal , Tom Loftus presents what books CEOs are reading. 

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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. This variety of what Bruce Block in The Visual Story. While there is good visual. good affinity among the visual treatment throughout the film which. Deep Focus One of the most remarkable things about the film visually is Welles''s use. viewer is free to roam around and becomes more involved with the visual.

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Public Speaking - Visuals

Great Public Speaking

These pieces of visual humor are seen in newspapers and magazines in most areas of the world. If you want to use the cartoon or comic strip in a visual, you may need permission from the artist or copyright owner. Other forms of visual humor that transcend most cultural barriers are juggling and magic. Two good magic videos for speakers by master magician Tom Ogden are Teaching and Training with Magic and The Magic of Creativity.