April 13, 2011

Create that Cool Polaroid Photo Effect – PowerPoint Video Tip #9

When you have a picture that fits awkwardly on your PowerPoint slide, leaving a lot of whitespace, consider turning it into picture. You can use this neat […]
April 11, 2011

The Secrets of Storytelling in the Boardroom, Part 2 – Four Reasons to Use Storytelling

In our last blog post, we learned that lawyers, non-profit marketers, advertisers, educators and others use stories effectively to explain and convince. But why do audiences […]
April 9, 2011

4 Animation Effects I’d Like to See

Brent Dykes at the PowerPoint Ninja blog discusses new transition effects in PowerPoint 2010. In particular, he makes an interesting distinction between the transitions that happen […]
April 6, 2011

5 Ways to Add Pizzazz to PowerPoint Data

Nick Morgan, from the Forbes.com blog, shares these 5 tips for presenting data through a PowerPoint slide. Now I love data. As a market researcher, I […]
April 4, 2011

The Secrets of Storytelling in the Boardroom, Part 1 – The Power of Storytelling

“Storytelling” is a hot topic in the presentation world. Whenever I tell people that I wrote a book on how to use PowerPoint in business, their […]
April 2, 2011

Are Business Leaders Asking the Right Questions?

This Forbes.com blog post by Steve Denning argues that in some companies, business presentations are merely a ritual meant to impress the next level up, rather […]
March 29, 2011

Create Curved Lines in PowerPoint – PowerPoint Video Tip #8

Straight lines are dull. But curved lines are exciting and energetic! And, they’re super-easy to make in PowerPoint. Watch! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMJ0ZTOTMMw] About the author: Bruce Gabrielle is […]
March 28, 2011

How to Be a Presentation God (Scott Schwertly) Book Review

You have to approach How to Be a Presentation God with the right expectations. Ethos3 is known for its slick slide design, but this book does […]
March 26, 2011

The Minto Pyramid Principle (Barbara Minto) Book Review

The Minto Pyramid Principle by Barbara Minto is simply a miracle. If you want to learn to organize your ideas for an executive report, there is […]
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