In a recent survey we conducted with the help of Harris Poll, almost half of the respondents admitted to doing something other than listening during a co-worker’s presentation—popular answers included sending a text message (28 percent), checking email (27 percent), and falling asleep (17 percent). To say the least, it can be difficult to hold an audience’s attention, let alone get your message across when presenting. By making your presentation more interactive, you can help your audience stay focused and remember your main points.Read More
You’ve spent the last two weeks rehearsing for a big presentation, gone over your main points the night before, and even did a few pushups before taking the stage, to pump up your energy. But now that you are standing in front of a group of respected colleagues, you get a sinking feeling that things aren’t going well. Your audience is not responding to your message.Read More
Welcome to the Prezi Employee Spotlight series. This is the first in a ongoing collection of posts that will feature members of Prezi’s team and some of the creative passions they have inside and outside the office. At Prezi, we promote an open and inclusive culture that actively encourages employees to pursue their personal interests—which we feel makes us a more vibrant company and allows us to better serve our users.
Daria Cleclicov, a member of Prezi’s legal support, is responsible for making sure that every prezi out there respects trademark, copyright, privacy, and other legal standards. In her spare time, however, she works on Share The Law, an exciting project she spearheads on nights and weekends.Read More
This post was written by Peter Arvai, Prezi's CEO.
“We don’t have a Silicon Valley here in Europe, and we don’t need one.” Earlier this year, European Commissioner Neelie Kroes delivered this powerful message, via video, at Prezi’s 5th birthday party. She continued, “What we do have are many pockets of entrepreneurial activity in every corner of the continent.” Commissioner Kroes is right—in the past decade, Europe has seen an explosion of entrepreneurial activity, maybe less concentrated then in Silicon Valley but still important. From Skype to Spotify, innovative ideas and companies are growing locally to compete on a global scale.Read More
Andrew Davis is a bestselling author and former agency executive—and a full-time, professional public speaker. Back in 2012, Davis sold his successful marketing agency and hit the road, giving more than 50 keynote presentations a year to audiences all over the United States and the world. He speaks to crowds of all shapes and sizes, covering a wide range of topics related to marketing and brand building. Davis’ killer prezis—like the one he presented last month at Content Marketing World—resonate with audiences and make waves on social media, thanks to his storytelling skills and organizational prowess. We recently spoke with with Davis to get his take on Prezi, presentations, and life as a full-time public speaker.Read More