Organizing Principles : or how to play with sequence

Organizing Principles : or how to play with sequence

As humans, we are programmed to doing things sequentially. A series of actions, carried out in the right sequence, is how we navigate our waking moments, our work and our leisure. Lists are one of our favorite means of organizing our lives. Organizing material for a...
Audience preparedness: some hints and helps

Audience preparedness: some hints and helps

In our last post we mentioned how professional presenters (especially speakers) are great at adapting their ready-made presentations to suit the audience they find themselves facing. But what happens if you are just beginning, and are depending almost entirely on your...
Audience understanding: some types and tips

Audience understanding: some types and tips

When talking about presentations and impressing your audience with a well-designed and effective set of slides, we often speak of the audience as if it were a monolith. Far from it. There are audiences and there are audiences. We’ve spoken on this blog about...
Audience engagement: some tricks and tools

Audience engagement: some tricks and tools

With interactivity becoming the staple of our online lives, it seems only natural that we should give a thought to how interactivity can be enhanced while making a PowerPoint presentation. Conferences in the brick-and-mortar world made it easier to involve the...
Slide decks for social media

Slide decks for social media

As we noted in our last post, social media slide decks are predicted to be one of the top trends of 2021. How different is the process behind a successful social media deck? Let’s find out! Firstly, the fact that it’s on social media does not indicate that...
Design trends for 2021

Design trends for 2021

2020 changed our vision of the way we do business, the way we live, the way we work, and yes, the way we make presentations! You only have to take a look at some of our posts from the year gone by to know how fluid and dynamic the demands and responses have been....