Recently, Ive been working with the Bank of Korea to train their employees in presentation skills. The nature of their work requires them to discuss statistics, data and equations. However, statistics and data are often presented in the most dull and boring way. Today, I’m going to show you how to change that. (more…)
http://presentationexpressions.com This week, our friend Rich DeBourke gives us a great hack for your presentations by teaching you how to turn a document into an effective PowerPoint slide. This is great if you’re wondering what to do with your report or spreadsheet if you need to give a presentation. (more…)
One of the worst things you can do when putting together your presentation slides, especially in PowerPoint, is using the default templates. But I think people use them because selecting colours and designing your presentation slides is not easy. In this weeks video, Liam and I are going to show you how to avoid boring presentation slides so you can start getting away from the ppt templates. !–more–
UPDATE January 11, 2018: Carl here. Check out a great colour tool by Canva that I think is way better than Colour Lovers: https://www.canva.com/colors/
Before I go further… What do you think of this weeks title?
Liam and I had a debate about the title, so let us know which one you like better.
One of our friends, Joshua Davies, recommended a great site that helps you choose pleasing colours. The site is intended for anyone that needs colour inspiration and is great for presentation slide colours.
The name if the site is Colour Lovers at a http://www.colourlovers.com.
Liam and I made a video to show how to use the site and what a presentation might look like with colours chosen from there.
But we noticed one thing… Many of the colours are not for commercial use so be careful.
Anyway, let us know what you think and which colours are your favourite.
Here’s the video…
How to tell a story in a presentation is easier said than done. The main reason is lack of experience and knowledge in how to tell a story. Actually, that’s not entirely true… You’ve been listening to and telling your own stories your whole life. So why is it so hard to tell a story in a presentation? (more…)
In this week’s presentation tip, we’re going to look at actual scientific PPT presentation slides. What we’re going to do is review the slides, offer our opinions, then give tips on how to improve the slides. We think this will be really helpful when you’re preparing a presentation because you’ll know what not to do. (more…)
In this video, you’ll see how to use only your voice and screen capture software to create a presentation. Sometimes you may need to send a client some information or sales or marketing material but can’t do it in person. Or perhaps you’re a student or researcher and need to present or demonstrate something. Using screen capture software is a great way to create a presentation for any of the purposes I just mentioned. (more…)