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04.21.2010  /  

slide:ology Webinar Series Open for Registration!

...a set, but a recording will be available to attendees who must miss a session. To learn more about the series, visit: Click here to register now! Session 1: Introduction to the Principles of slide:ology Tuesday, May 18, 2010 (10AM PST) During this webinar, attendees will review the key principles from the book slide:ology by learning the principle and observing it applied through a series of before and after... Continue Reading

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Organized Presentation Slides

Disorganized Slides This content originally appeared in Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte. Now it’s time to set our sights on another slide type: disorganized slides. This is a sample of what we might see.The information feels a little disorganized. It might feel like we sort of put it up there, and at least we got something up there to present. We want to think about our slides and remember that they represent our ideas. They represent us. A lack of…


Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte

The art and science of creating great presentations

…that require them to think visually on a daily basis. But unlike verbal skills, effective visual expression is not easy, natural, or actively taught in schools or business training programs. Slide:ology fills that void. With Slide:ology, you’ll learn to: Generate ideas Translate ideas into informative graphics Sketch and diagram effectively Create slides an audience can process Utilize presentation technology to your advantage The most…

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04.06.2010  /  

slide:ology Roadshow: Boston Edition

...le to travel to attend our workshop, now’s your chance. And as with all our workshops, we’re keeping class size small to maintain maximum intimacy, so hurry & snag a spot! photo by flickr user brentdanley About the slide:ology workshop You will engage in a series of fun and hands-on exercises, in which you will apply the principles in slide:ology using real-life examples. In addition to learning revolutionary methods for producing... Continue Reading

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05.28.2010  /  

Where would you go for the slide:ology Roadshow?

...omprehensive visual storytelling development as well as the application of design thinking in an all-day, interactive environment – which includes group and individual exercises to reinforce learning. And now we want to take slide:ology on the road. So we need to hear from you. Which cities you’d like us to visit? What days of the week are best for you? Please answer these few questions to help us decide where–and how–to bring slide:ology to... Continue Reading

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Choose the Right Type of Presentation Slide

…on slide Here’s where you show the title of your talk and your name, title, and company. Include a title slide even if you don’t state the title when you speak; it helps orient and focus the audience. Navigation Presentation slide This type of slide helps the audience see where you are in the presentation. You can show section titles as you move from point to point or periodically show an agenda slide that highlights where you are in your talk….

Simple Presentations: The Glance Test!

…n understand the point in a more direct manner. Anything that is prohibiting you from getting the point is noise. Lets try another slide. Does it pass the glance test? What contributes to the difficulty in understanding this slide? Let’s try the slide above. It passes the glance test. What helped this to be a clear message? If during a presentation, you put this slide in and say, “Go out and change your world.” Would something like…

Presentation: Slide Count Calculator

…rage corporate presentations often fall on the low end of this spectrum, which may mean there is too much information on each slide. When developing this type of deck, focus on sticking to the “One Idea Per Slide” rule. High slide count 5 slides per minute (e.g., 145 slides for a 40-minute talk) A more rapid-fire style keeps the audience alert, but does require brisk pacing on your part. In this style of deck, you may spread one idea across…

10.28.2009  /  

(Free!) Recording of slide:ology Webcast

...resentation software requires professionals to think visually on an almost daily basis. But unlike verbal skills, effective visual expression is not easy, natural, or actively taught in schools or business training programs. slide:ology offers practical approaches that combine conceptual thinking and inspirational design, with insightful case studies from the world’s leading brands. Attend this 60-minute webcast with Nancy Duarte,... Continue Reading

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Presentation Slide Content – Reduce!

…is not asking for a presentation, she’s asking for a document. So cram as much as you need into that document to make it clear. There’s a time to be sparse-per-slide when you’re presenting and a time to be comprehensive-per- slide when submitting a document. When slides are used appropriately, they work with the presenter seamlessly like a dance partner on the stage. One is coming and the other going, and each contributes to the other’s stage…