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

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...

No Formal Design Education (Episode 72)

Join Sandy Johnson, Troy Chollar, Lori Chollar, Stephy Lewis and Bryan Jones for a design conversation about being a presentation designer – without a formal design education (note: Lori joined us to represent those with a formal design education) as we enjoyed finding an hour to talk during...

Revisions and File Versioning – How Many? (Episode 71)

Join Troy, Nolan and Sandy as they talk about revisions for a project. Are they included in the project scope, are revisions billable beyond the project scope, what is a revision, how many revisions are included in a project agreement, is there a point of...

Mistakes We Have Made (Episode 40)

Life, and being a professional, is a matter of learning from experiences – and sometimes those experiences are mistakes. Join Troy, Sandy and Nolan for a design studio conversation full of business mistakes seen, been a part of, or possibly created....

Presenter Notes (Episode 41)

What is the purpose of “Presenter Notes?” PowerPoint Notes View, and Notes Master Send to Word True Teleprompter Tablet/iPad based notes Presenter View setup and use Old School Paper/Binders/Notecards What do presenters do that is bad? ...

Year-End Thoughts (Episode 44)

2017 was big for the presentation industry, and it was the first full year of The Presentation Guild being an industry association. Listen to Sandy and team share their thoughts!...

Share the Stage with Your Slides (with Sally Koering Zimney) (Episode 46)

Let’s start with a presentation scenario, a fictitious setting for our presenters: Full stage, professional audio with a lavaliere mic, remote/clicker – computer is backstage, large 16×9 screen either directly behind you or off-stage Left/Right with rear projection  Nolan: Well, you’ve already pointed out a significant factor...