Prezi structure is essential …or “Why most Prezi users should be SHOT”)

Prezi is a great tool full of functions, but if you don’t follow good structure guidelines it can all go terribly wrong…. I admit it sounds harsh to say people should be shot, but actually it’s an acronym for what should be done to most Prezi users: They should be Stopped, Helped or Trained. Why? […]

MED – today’s most important effectiveness principle

I went to the doctor the other month with a headache and he hit over the head with a plank of wood. Wrong solution. Made things worse. I went to another and he gave me 500mg of Ibuprofen. Right solution, but not enough to calm the symptoms. I went to third doctor and he prescribed […]

Presentation Skills training with @dan_steer 21st and 28th March 2013

If you want to learn how to architect and deliver awesome presentations, join me in Brussels for the this training. Read on for more information… ..but if you just want to keep self learning, skip to the references at the end of this blog. There’s a lot of great content!   Training, 21st and 28th […]

Prezi training with @dan_steer on 16th + 23rd January 2013 (9am to 1.30pm)

I have spent several months getting up-to-speed on the tool and am now offering that expertise via 2 half-days of hands-on training. If you are wondering how to use Prezi in a professional way, but didn’t take the time yet to figure it out for yourself, come to this training. If you are not so […]

The Best Prezi Tips I Found Today

33 tips for Prezi users to improve their Prezi presentation. Including structure, movement, paths, backgrounds, rotated-text, quality screenshots, images, keyboard shortcuts, using YouTube, adding music and step-sounds, embedding in WordPress … Over the last few months, I have been browsing around for cool prezi tips . This post lists all my favourites. Please share! Given […]

Prezi: How to Build Effective Presentations

My 1st Prezi effort – love this tool!

9 PowerPoint tips for real business people

The internet is full of great tips on how to make PowerPoint slides PERFECT. But most people are not selling the world’s sexiest product and won’t take the time to make slides PERFECT. This post is for you, the real business people. 9 simple effective tips…   These are the basics for good looking PPT […]

Dressed for presentation success?

Last week, a trainee from “Presentation Skills” sent me an email – I thought I’d share my answer here. If you have comments, please add them.   The question After the course I was discussing with a friend a mine and it ended up in a statement/question that needs to be cleared out by a specialist. One […]

Make a presentation in 5 steps (5): Content

There are lots of different types of presentation content and its important to treat it all well. Focus on the minimum effective dose. This post explains how. (If you haven’t aleady seen the overview blog-spot for making effective presentations, read this first)   Develop content in order to deliver the minimum effective dose Now it […]

Make a presentation in 5 steps (4): Structure

Your presentation structure will help keep attention, creating better understanding and recall of your message. This post outlines the fundaments of good presentation structure. (If you haven’t aleady seen the overview blog-spot for making effective presentations, read this first)   Build a structure that supports the message and is easy to follow It is important […]