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e120 – Present to Succeed – a presentation-focused conference, with Boris Hristov

2021 is the first year (ever!) to have 3+ presentation industry specific conferences. This episode Troy, Nolan and Sandy are joined by Boris Hristov of 356labs to talk about the Present To Succeed conference that is happening in a few months.

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e119 – Our 2021 Presentation Predictions (Part 2)

We are starting 2021 with predictions of what we will see in presentation this year. We start with a recap of our 2020 prediction – all 25+, which took some time. So join us for episode 118 for a recap and scorecard of how we did with our 2020 predictions, and hear our first 6 predictions, out of 13 in total, for 2021!

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e118 – Our 2021 Presentation Predictions (Part 1)

We are starting 2021 with predictions of what we will see in presentation this year. We start with a recap of our 2020 prediction – all 25+, which took some time. So join us for episode 118 for a recap and scorecard of how we did with our 2020 predictions, and hear our first 6 predictions, out of 13 in total, for 2021!

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episode 87: When Scientists Present (a conversation with Mike Morrison)

The scientific community is full of presenting. But the world of scientific presentation is different than corporate presentation – something we uncover in the first 2 minutes of conversation with our guest, Mike Morrison, who has been making some waves in the world of scientific presentation thanks to a viral video he created on his proposals for improving the scientific Poster Presentation. This episode we talk about scientific presentations, content and what makes a good presentation – no matter what industry.

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episode 86: Should You Use Google Slides for Your Corporate Presentations?

The conversation is all about Google Slides, and it is full of details, tips and tricks. Google Slides is tricky for presentation designers not versed in its workflow and we really don’t hear about it at design studios much… yet. We were fortunate to connect with a designer that is Google Slide expert, and does a lot of presentation design for several large corporate clients using it. Vincent Thompson, a Creative Consultant at BrightCarbon helps us better understand Google Slides.

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episode 80: Should You Use Canva for Your Presentations?

Canva is an online design tool that labels itself as “amazingly simple graphic design software.” It also has recently shifted from Social Media image creation (which it does very well) to taking on PowerPoint and Google slide, ” “The presentation software company…” (talking about Canva as the ‘presentation software company’). Troy, Nolan and Sandy each spent time building a presentation in Canva and share their design experience and results.

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episode 79: Writing for Presentations (w/ Mort Milder)

With high stakes presentations, often a professional writer is brought in to craft and write the story to be presented. The Presentation Podcast welcomes Mort Milder, one of those professional writers who has written many high stakes presentations and speeches for many, many industries, for a great conversation about presentation design with a professional writer at your side.

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episode 73: Presenting in a Non-Profit World (with Andy Goodman)

Troy, Nolan and Sandy are joined by Andy Goodman, a sought out expert on storytelling, communications and presentation in the world of non-profits, NGOs and foundations. We talk about his history and focus on his book Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes for a fantastic hour of amazing presentation philosophy and talk about what to do – and what not to do – for presentations.

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episode 70: Presentations in the Courtroom (with Kerri L. Ruttenberg)

Presentations in the Courtroom (w/ Kerri L. Ruttenberg)   NOTE: Hello wonderful presentationists! If you are a listener that has The Presentation Podcast automatically downloaded so you can listen to each conversation right away – first, thank you! Second, I am travelling this week and obviously was working late. The podcast file did not have…

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episode 49: What Makes Presentation Slides Beautiful (with Mitch Grasso)

Beauty is subjective, as is slide design, all of which Troy, Nolan, Sandy and this week’s guest, Mitch Grasso, have strong opinions on. As founder of SlideRocket (acquired by VMware in 2011) and now Beautiful.ai (an online presentation design app that launched February 6, 2018), Mitch adds great insights into presentation design. Like TV shows that use a news headline for an episode storyline, we take Mitch’s new company name, and its mission, as our conversation topic and discuss what makes a beautiful presentation.

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