April 19, 2012

Don’t Cha Wish Your PowerPoint Was Hot Like Me?

How sad. The great presentation coach Dr. Nick Morgan stooping to PowerPoint-bashing to generate a few cheap retweets with this nonsense parody of John Lennon’s song, […]
April 9, 2012

How to Crop Around an Irregular Shape – PowerPoint Video Tip #16

How do you crop around an image, removing the background? Especially when the shape you want to keep is not a regular circle, square or triangle? […]
April 4, 2012

Gorgeous Alternative to Bullet Points

Here’s a really nice alternative to bullet points (and sub-bullets!) on slides, courtesy of presentation consultant Gavin McMahon over at Make a Powerful Point. Use shapes […]
April 2, 2012

Cool PowerPoint Slide Transition – PowerPoint Video Tip #15

Here’s a clever slide transition you might find useful. Part of the image stays in focus while everything else around it becomes blurry. (Here’s how to […]
February 28, 2012

Even More Ways to Print White Lines in PowerPoint – PowerPoint Video Tip #14

In a previous video, I showed you white lines in PowerPoint are printed as black lines. And I showed you a workaround. Then presentation designer Krzysztof […]
February 20, 2012

Obama Re-Elected? Graphs Tell the Story

Will President Barack Obama get re-elected? History shows Americans prefer to re-elect presidents instead of electing new ones, with 7 of the last 10 presidents winning […]
February 16, 2012

Show Percentage vs Goal With the Progress Bar Chart

On the Microsoft Office LinkedIn group, someone asked this question: “Which chart is better to show percentage to goal results?” It’s common in business presentations to […]
February 15, 2012

Graph Makeover by Andy Arrow

This is a great graph makeover by presentation designer Andy Arrow. The ideas expressed in this video are the foundational stuff of great graphs.  [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7ZDt5opZvg] Some […]
February 6, 2012

A New Way to Visualize Data = The Grable

Cole Nussbaumer, at the Storytelling with Data blog, has introduced a useful term for data visualization in business: the Grable. It’s a combination of a table and […]
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