A changing landscape is nothing new for the big wide world of communications, but the speakers at this year’s IABC World Conference managed to hone in on the very core of that change and what it’ll take to navigate it successfully. Held in San Francisco from June 14-17, the conference was designed to explore new ways of informing the future. While each and every talk was innovative and inspiring, there were a few lessons in particular that stood out.Read More
As celebrations for Independence Day commence this weekend, we thought it would be fun to look back on some of the most inspiring and impactful presidential speeches of all time.Read More
Technical presentations that include mountains of complicated information are difficult to sit through and even more challenging to pull off. Topics with intricate details can cause audience members to zone out quickly, leaving presenters standing in front of crowds more infatuated with their smartphones than the content on the stage.Read More
Human beings have been giving presentations since the origin of our species. The forms of such exhibitions have changed drastically from cave paintings to today’s digital presentations at conferences and meetings.
Cave paintings are surrounded by mystique, so to learn more about these past demonstrations we enlisted the commentary of subject matter expert Dr. David S. Whitley, an archeologist and author of Cave Paintings and the Human Spirit: The Origin of Creativity and Belief.Read More
Presentation experts agree that one of the keys to making an impact on your audience is using visuals that enhance your main points. If you don’t want your message to fall flat, you need to ditch the bullet points and find graphics that illustrate what you’re trying to say. You might be thinking, “Easier said than done!” Well, you’re in luck—deciding what kinds of charts and illustrations to use is easier than ever with the Slide Chooser, a collection of business-focused graphics and shapes designed to help you pick the right visuals to go along with your message.Read More