Monthly Archives:: May 2011

The Power of Visual Metaphors

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Sometimes words do not offer justice when it comes to conveying an idea.  For instance we can say the words “be careful who you trust” however those words have been spoken over and over again. When we add a visual such as the one above with the cat watching over the goldfish coupled with a… Read more »

Evoking Emotion with PowerPoint

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There are two clear points needed to evoke emotion with your presentation in PowerPoint. First, you must understand who your audience is. Imagine trying to share stock market humor with a group of people who earn below the median income. You might evoke some emotion, but it would be the wrong kind! If you thought… Read more »

PowerPoint for Webinar- The Pace Issue

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Escalating travel costs and tight budgets have made webinar collaboration platforms increasingly popular.  However if your standard PowerPoint file is what you intend to use, then you are trying to push a wet noodle up a hill.  A webinar audience can’t be seen, facial expressions (usually of boredom) can’t be seen, plus audience members are… Read more »