Design your slides

We offer you the following insights courtesy of a great book called “slide:ology” by Nancy Duarte (2008, O’Reilly Media). Duarte Design created the presentation for Al Gore’s Oscar-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth. This extract is from Chapter 12 and offers a...

Refresh slide basics

  “To succeed as a presenter, you must think like a designer. Every decision a designer makes is intentional. Reason and logic underpin the placement of the visual elements.” Nancy Duarte   The watchwords for great slides are readability, simplicity,...

Match the visuals to the message

“Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their own story.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe In our tip, Prepare your story first, we outlined the four key elements needed in your early presentation preparation. Here we offer you an...

Prepare your story first

“If you’ve heard this story before, don’t stop me, because I’d like to hear it again.” Groucho Marx Groucho Marx may have been a famously funny person but his technique would not do you any favours in a presentation. The most common mistake...