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A Good PowerPoint Template Means… (Episode #77)

Continuing our “Consequences of Good Design” conversation, now focused on the what makes a “Good PowerPoint template” (and those things that make a bad PowerPoint template). With three presentation design experts talking about PowerPoint template,http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/77/ it is not a short conversation – so join us...

The Consequences of Good Presentation Design (Episode #76)

Consequences: by definition “a result or effect of an action”. Presentation design has consequences. Everyone knows the “death by PowerPoint” mantra – which is really not about PowerPoint, but about bad information flow in any program or printed material – and it is a consequence...

Embed or Link: Choose Wisely (Episode #74)

Should you embed or link media in PowerPoint presentations? Excel data, videos, audio and images are all options to embed within the presentation file, or link to external files. Troy, Sandy and Nolan discuss the merits of each option, cover many of the technical considerations...

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? ...