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Tobias Schelle
Almost 16 years ago, Ian Parker wrote a piece in the New Yorker about PowerPoint Presentations. “Can a software package edit our thoughts?,” he wrote. Apparently, it can. So much so that Microsoft PowerPoint has remained the presentation tool par excellence used by companies for more than 25 years. Since its emergence, it has been the go-to tool for turning ideas into reality, allowing great minds...
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You’ve probably noticed that since its official launch in the 90’s, Microsoft PowerPoint has been THE program most of us have been using for slide-only presentations or narrations. You may also have noticed that we have been gradually shifting away from the traditional slide presentations and moving  towards more integrated media that includes video casts...
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Less is more. You’ve probably heard this mentioned a million times before in fashion, art and design or anything related to the visual. So far, parts one and two of our advanced presentation design series have implicitly suggested the same concept when it comes to presentation design. But how do you do more for less? As we have discussed...
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Part one of our advanced presentation design series tackled arrangement; or how the layout of each slide helps increase the overall impact of the presentation. In case you missed it, part one tackled how the arrangement of the elements in presentation design (through alignment and proximity) influences how the audience understands and retains information. Here...
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After talking about presentation design basics, let us now move on to the more technical aspects of design. In this post, we are going to talk about arrangement as part one of our advanced presentation design series. Design has always been misunderstood as something that is done in the latter stages of preparing for a presentation. It is most commonly...
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interactive presentation
12 Ideas for More Interactive Presentations from 24Slides If you think about it, providing an engaging presentation is a win-win situation. Not only will your audience less likely doze off, tinker with their phones or daydream but as a presenter, you can also be relieved of anxiety facing a crowd that’s more enthusiastic and dynamic....
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How to Create a Sales Pitch Deck that Gets the Job Done from 24Slides A successful sales process isn’t implemented overnight. Aside from having a great product, one must also have the tools that are necessary to turn prospects into clients. To attract prospects into your corner, you must be able to convince them it...
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What is the first thing you do when you start your work day? For most people, it’s emailing or reading. Unless this is the purpose of your job, it could end up decreasing your productivity and undermining your potential. On an average, a person consumes 100,000 words of information on a regular work day. My personal...
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George Orwell once said, “If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought”.  Indeed, words are not only an effective avenue to express ourselves. The words we choose also have a powerful effect on what you and others experience. They can paint the quality of your life. Try changing your usual vocabulary and see how...
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Getting yourself the most professionally designed PowerPoint presentation and the most awesome content and graphics won’t guarantee the most memorable presentation for your audience. You probably know these are just one side of the coin. The other side of the coin focuses on delivering these eloquently. Delivery will need just as much attention as your...
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