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Most presentations are a cascade of text-heavy Death-by-PowerPoint slides. Online learners suffer the torture of brochures converted to click-through-eLearning. Most people now recognize that using visuals is the way to go. But how do you make visual presentations and eLearning that work? We think there are six steps you need to follow.

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What's the difference between a presentation and a speech? Many people use the words interchangeably, but there are two main areas of difference. Speeches shouldn't be held up as examples of what those giving presentations should emulate.

Jan 2022
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Presentation handouts and leave-behinds are a great resource in giving your audience a tangible reminder of you and the company you represent. The problem is that they're oft-neglected and oft-ignored. So how do we create handouts that not only accurately represent our content, but look great and don't take a fortnight to create?

Jan 2022
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For consultants, the client presentation is part of the value delivered – and so it makes sense to get it right. It’s pretty silly to spend weeks researching, thinking, testing, and prototyping – only to make your work look bad with terrible slides and a confusing talk. We share 9 presentation tips for consultants.

Jan 2022
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What shortcuts and words of wisdom can we impart to you to make your presentations look different (and better!) than everyone else’s? The short answer is simple – don’t design your slides like everyone else. Here are some things you can leave off that will transform both your approach to presentations and your presentations themselves in no time.

Jan 2022

    Why when we come out of a presentation can we sometimes not remember a thing? Are there simple ways to avoid wiping your audiences' memory? Here are five ways you can improve your next presentation just by doing some thinking of your own…

    Jan 2022
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    We all know it's important to ‘run through’ your presentation after you create it to make sure everything is the way you want it, but if you notice that something doesn't quite draw the attention it should, what should you do? We discuss the simple ways you can adjust or add to an object so that it becomes the most obvious thing on the slide.

    Jan 2022

      Despite her woeful inability to prepare an appropriate inventory for each expedition, a shocking lack of familiarity with the local geography, and the fact that her simian companion speaks better Spanish than she does, we can all learn a lot from Dora. Indeed, given her mastery of mnemonics and storytelling technique, it seems we have no choice.

      Jan 2022

        The claim by proponents of whiteboarding is that PowerPoint is dull and text-heavy, and that using a whiteboard promotes visual communication. But just because you use a whiteboard doesn't mean you avoid boring text-heavy communication - you may just be swapping text-on-slides for text-on-paper.

        Jan 2022

          Whenever we see a presentation filled with bullet points - either as audience members or presenters - our hearts sink. We just know it's going to be a one-way ticket to boredom central. Deep down we all know that bullet points simply don't belong in a presentation, but why do they always manage to worm their way back in? Well, let's figure out why, and how we can stop them!

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