Design with Style PowerPoint Tips

Mastering the Style & Structure of PowerPoint Design – Presentation Design Series 3 of 4

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 The third installment in our Presentation and Slide Design series is a deep dive into great PowerPoint design. The focus is on creating compelling slides that allow an audience to easily absorb your information. Welcome to Part 3 of Design with STYLE – The STYLE Method! In Part 2, we learned how Presentation and Slide Design is aided by storyboarding. That process allows you to put key points in order, edit out unnecessary parts and visualize each of your slides to accompany your script. Now, we’re revealing style and structure tools that will […]

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Storyboarding Helps You Create Awe-Inspiring Slide Design – Presentation Design Series 2 of 4

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 This second installment in our Presentation Design series unlocks one of the secrets of great slide design. We’re keying in on the foundational process of storyboarding. Welcome to Part 2 of Design with STYLE – The STYLE Method!  In Part 1, we learned that Presentation Design is based on several decades of neuroscience research and visual design theory. This research serves up the special sauce that goes into great Google slide and PowerPoint presentations. Now think about any dramatic or artistic presentation you’ve seen. The Broadway version of “Hamilton.” The Academy Award-nominated […]

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Use Neuroscience Insights To Blow Your Audience Away – Presentation Design Series 1 of 4

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 Our next series jumps to Presentation Design and springboards off the previous focus on speechwriting via the POWER method. Welcome to Design with STYLE — The STYLE Method!The pillars of Presentation Design are built on decades of neuroscience research and design theory. We’re talking specifically about the science of creating slides for Google slides and PowerPoint presentations that will add impact and greatly increase idea retention.How–and why–do great slides work? Visuals create emotions. And those emotions release dopamine in the brain, which creates deeper memory imprinting. Humans receive 90 percent of all […]

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Revise Your Speech With Proofreading Tips – Content Writing Series 5 of 5

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 Welcome to the final installment of our five-part blog series on the POWER method for speechwriting! In this blog we’ll be covering how proofreading and editing your speech can be that final layer of polish that takes your presentation from boring to bravo. If you’ve been following along in our POWER method series, you now know how to write a speech, this final step in the process will help you to refine your speech. Revision is the best friend a writer can have. The trick is to use revision as […]

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Audience Engagement – Content Writing Series 4 of 5

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 Welcome back to our five-part series on how to write a speech! Can you believe that we’re almost to the end of our speechwriting journey.   Just two letters left! This article covers the “E” of our POWER method, Audience Engagement. In this blog we’ll be focusing on how to engage with your audience. We’ll be sharing tips like, buy a t-shirt gun and give out free swag to bribe your audience into loving you! Just kidding, we’ll be harnessing the power of audience engagement through things like the “20-minute […]

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How To Tell A Story – Content Writing Series 3 of 5

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 Welcome back to our five-part series on how to write a speech! When you’re starting a speech, the number one dilemma that most speechwriters grapple with is how to tell a story. Business professionals and novices alike all struggle with the elements of storytelling, there’s a reason that some people tell amazing jokes and some skip around, lose focus, and accidentally drop the punchline prior to the setup. Storytelling is hard. Inflection, when to pause for dramatic effect, how to captivate an audience through your prose, these are all the […]

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POWER METHOD of Speechwriting

How To Start A Speech – Content Writing Series 2 of 5

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 Welcome back to our second lesson in our series on how to write a speech. In this 5 part guide, we’ll be covering the Moxie Institute’s POWER method for writing a powerful and persuasive speech. This article covers a couple lessons out of one of our core Chapters the “O” in our POWER acronym, Organize. The full online course includes information on: How To Write A Title How To Write An Opening Call To Adventure The Body The Closing How To Outline In this blog we’ll be focusing on how […]

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Using Audience Analysis To Help Find The Purpose Of Your Speech – Content Writing Series 1 of 5

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 Welcome to the end of writer’s block and uninspiring presentations and say hello to Moxie Institute’s POWER Method. From now on you’ll have a framework and process to follow to ensure that the foundation to your speech, a.k.a. “your content” is as strong as it can be. When putting together your presentation, write from the seats, not from the stage. We know that sounds easy, but in practice, it’s one of the most difficult elements to writing a speech. Actors learn the importance of audience-centric performance early in their training. […]

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Moxie BLUEPRINT for 2020 Subscribe Now

Hi Moxie Tribe, We are so excited to announce something that we have NEVER done. We will be sharing insights, tips and techniques to achieve the same results like our clients at Google, Netflix, Lockheed Martin, Apple, Deloitte, and so many more.   Check out some of the inspiring feedback on our testimonial and case study page. Our mission at Moxie Institute is to help you overcome some of the most difficult communication challenges, develop teams of competent, confident presenters and transform your events with our full suite of done-for-you meeting services. Throughout 2020, we will be sharing some of the […]

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How to Command the Room: A Public Speaking Coach Spills the Secrets

    As a public speaking coach, I’ve been told that I have presidential speaking skills. What does this mean? And have you ever wondered what makes presidents historically remarkable speakers? Why do they orate a cut above the rest of us? We know that presidents are masters of inspiration. One look at a list of past presidential quotes proves their talents to persuade, engage, and urge the people to accomplish great feats. Why not take speech writing lessons from past presidents? After all, creating a powerful speech is a large part of the presidential job description. They have to […]

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What I Learned from Working with Fia Fasbinder and The Moxie Institute

I want to thank you for being a wonderful coach. Since Wednesday, I have received so many compliments from the audience.  At least 20-30 people came to talk to me after the speech to tell me how much they liked the phoenix story and my presentation was engaging, powerful and impressive.  Someone even asked me if I learned stage performance! A few people said it was one of the best speeches of the whole session.  Believe it or not, I am still receiving positive feedback from people days later! Even before the speech, I already was reaping the rewards of your coaching and […]

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3 Steps to Learn to Enjoy Public Speaking

It’s no secret that most folks loathe having to speak in public. Many CEOs and even Warren Buffett admits to struggling with fear. But what if you could move past the fear and actually enjoy the experience? It’s a wild suggestion, I know. But I’m here to convince you that by adjusting your mindset, you can move from loathing that presentation to loving it. The Risks. Why would anyone skydive? It’s terrifying: you can’t breathe, you’re unprotected, and your blood pressure is, well, stratospheric. Why subject yourself to such strain? For the payoff. For the feeling of freeing yourself–if only just for a moment–from the […]

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