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Lesson from an educator

I’m very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Sean McManus of The Economist on their upcoming conference about innovation in March.  (Check it out here:  http://ideas.economist.com/event/innovation)  My task is to put together 5 San Francisco based speakers to do Ignite-style presentations on the topic of innovation.  The best part about the current stage […]

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Great way to synthesize data post conference

So, we at The Presentation School are a bit lax on sending out posts about presentations because we’ve been attending them.  This past week, we were invited to The Economist’s Human Potential conference in New York City.  A great mix of formats was present (one-on-one interviews, individual talks, performances, panels, talk-shows, comedic recaps).  A great […]

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Design tips for webinars

So, last post we talked about why you should keep your webinar audiences engaged and some tips on how to do that.  Today, we’re going to talk a little bit about how to actually design your webinar.  Webinars are not unlike large audience presentations, they also should not have very much on the screen.  Not […]

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If message is king, then the audience is its emperor.

If message is king…

…then the audience is the emperor. We’ve said this before and will say it many more times.  Yes, chart design and image selection should be based on your content.  But your content should be based on your audience.  People are bombarded with information constantly; much of what doesn’t interest them.  So, think about it, what […]

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