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Non-Office Options: For when you don’t have PowerPoint

A recent house guest of mine was asked to do a Pecha Kucha while here in New York City.  She’s a surface-textile designer and doesn’t really use Microsoft Office products and doesn’t feel it’s worth the investment for the singular presentation.  She asked me what her options are, which had me thinking that others may […]

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Awesome Nancy Duarte tool

Those who work with me, know that I’m a HUGE Nancy Duarte fan.  Her book slide:ology is one of my favorites, as is her TED talk where she determines the structure for inspirational talks. Now it seems that her firm is at it again with a library of templates, that they’re calling the Diagrammer.  Each […]

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Gantt charts, part 2 of the timeline series

We talked about timelines on October 10, 2011 in this post.  Ane we promised a future post about how to group your activities together.  This is that post! Here’s a refresher of what a Gantt chart looks like:           The true effectiveness of a Gantt chart comes from 2 things:  Are […]

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Audience response systems

Before launching off onto my own, I worked at a major management consulting firm.  One of my big projects at the Firm was to figure out new and innovative communication techniques, the more interaction the better.  Our studies had shown that clients were sick of being spoken at and wanted to be spoken with.  (Not […]

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