Nancy Duarte, Queen of Presentation, has a new book called Resonate (available on Amazon). From the description it sounds pretty amazing. I have her other book slide:ology, and that was very impressive. This one is anticipated to be even better. There are so many books on slide design and presentation skills but her’s are right [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Communication'
October 5th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Communication, Designer worth noting, Nancy Duarte
February 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Communication, Designer worth noting, Guy Kawasaki, Public Speaking
I just spotted this great keynote delivered by Guy Kawasaki (previous Apple guy, now entrepreneur and speaking guru, How to Change The World). I know nothing about entrepreneurship nor do I want to start up a company but I found this video of his keynote totally mesmerising. His pace is great, slides are good (even [...]
February 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Communication, Web presentation
I came across a new platform for presentations called Prezi. Basically this is a Flashed-based program that can be used off-line or on-line to create a kind of storyboard for your presentations. The idea is that you put down all your thoughts for your speech on a single page then link the titles, text and [...]
November 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Communication, Steve Jobs
I have just been sent a link to a video discussing Steve Jobs’ presentation style. The Business Week article also includes some general tips for all of us, in terms of how to make our presentations more interesting.
October 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Apple Keynote, Communication, PowerPoint, Simple design
I know it’s a matter of taste, but I have been stripping all the bling out of my PowerPoint slides and using incredibly simple designs.
July 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Communication, Concluding the pesentation
Each person will have his or her own method for ending a presentation but here are some suggestions which may help Leave plenty of time to wrap up. If you use all your allotted time or overrun, you will rush the Conclusion and look unprofessional. Try to finish a few minutes before your time – [...]
June 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Bad PowerPoint, Communication
I received an RSS feed today with the title Who says technical presentations can’t be engaging? and I got quite excited. The one thing that always bothers me about medical, technical and scientific presentations is that they tend to be a bit boring. They are generally data-heavy with loads of graphs and charts, and they [...]
May 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Apple Keynote, Communication, PowerPoint, Presentation skills
I saw a question from someone who has the same anxiety as me – how to design great scientific slides that have enough content to keep them interested but not overwhelmed.
May 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Communication, Designer worth noting, Presentation style
I see Nancy Duarte’s company is offering presentation design teaching in the form of workshops and webinars for those who can’t physically attend workshops. If these are anything like her book they will be amazing.
May 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Communication
Saw an interesting article when I was reading about the Japanese TED meeting. It seems that presenting naked is quite popular in Japan. This would never work in Great Britain, I’m sure, but the sentiments are still very valid here.