Troy Chollar

e112: PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Cloud can Play Together (with Mark Heaps) – Part 1

This week is the Adobe Max conference, and it seemed like a great fit to talk about Adobe and PowerPoint working together. Join us, along with Mark Heaps for Part 1 of a 2 part conversation where we dive into our Adobe apps and Microsoft PowerPoint workflows that leverage both.

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“Unmuted”: A Talk with Andy Goodman about the state of Online Communications

Troy, Nolan and Sandy received an advance sneak peek at an upcoming Goodman Center report. “Unmuted. What works, what doesn’t, and how we can all do better when working together online.” is an amazing collection of data, real-world case studies and the insights pulled from a survey that had over 4,000 respondents. This episode we enjoy an amazing conversation with Andy Goodman of The Goodman Center, talking about their soon to be released report.

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episode 110 – The PowerPoint Backstage Experience

PowerPoint has hundreds, if not thousands of functions and features, that are accessed from the ribbon, panels, pop-up dialog boxes, right-clicks and sometimes hidden with CTRL or ALT clicks. Today we focused on PowerPoint’s Backstage — all those areas you get to when clicking FILE in the top left. This is a deep dive into PowerPoint functions and setup options, in a primarily a PC-centric episode as the Mac doesn’t have quite the same backstage experience. For this one, you may want to have your computer on and PowerPoint open to follow the conversation, it is gets geeky really fast!

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It’s a Crossover! The Presentation Podcast meets the Presentation Boss Podcast

5 presentation designers walk into a bar, 3 from 3 different parts of the United States, 2 from another English language country on the other side of the planet. What do they talk about? Find out when you join us for this joint venture episode of The Presentation Podcast and Presentation Boss podcast!

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episode 106: Resources for Presentations Designers

Resources for presentation designers. Troy, Nolan and Sandy talk through 7 categories; books/magazines, conferences, forums, online resources, podcasts, training, and information channels. Each shares their list for each category – join the conversation, it will be fun to learn from one another and see what we have in common.

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episode 99: Being a Remote Presenter (with Ken Molay)

The world pretty much just all jumped into remote meetings at the same time. There are now more remote presentations rather than in-person meetings. Today our conversation is how to create and deliver remote presentations. And we are joined by literally an expert in web conferencing and remote presenting skills, Ken Molay of Webinar Success.

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episode 98: Microsoft Office Secrets of PowerPoint

This is Part 1 of a new series – Microsoft Office Secrets! This episode Troy, Sandy and Nolan each give their 10 hidden or unknown slide design tools and features. All are native PowerPoint things – no add-ins or special coding needed for them!

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episode 97: Design Your Career; a day in the life of a presentation designer

Troy, Sandy and Lori of TLC Creative Services, Inc. give three perspectives on what happens in the day of a presentation designer.

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episode 96: Help Wanted – Presentation Designer (a hiring managers perspective)

Applying for a position is stressful. Managing the hiring process is also stressful and a time-consuming process. Troy and Lori from TLC Creative Services, Inc. talk through their experiences in the hiring process: job listings, resume and cover letter mistakes, phone and in-person interview suggestions, things that help applicants stand out and things that move an application to the “no” list.

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episode 95: 2020 Presentation Trends We See

Looking at 2020, Troy, Nolan and Sandy talk about presentations, both in creating and presenting them, is an ongoing evolution. Across a wide range of presentation design and technologies, each shares their opinion on what the trends for each will be this year.

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