Death, Taxes, and How to Kill Your Next Presentation

Tax season is here and tax day is upon us. Taxes are basically mind numbing, immense amounts of data that must be interpreted correctly in order to reap the benefits.  Misinterpretation or simply ignoring the data leads to fines, penalties and all sorts of painful punishment. Why are we talking about taxes?  Taxes, like the data in your presentations, have many parallels.  We have no tax tips to give you in this blog. However, we do have the answer to presenting data in a way that will help you reap all the benefits of a hefty tax return! https://www.moxieinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/taxes.jpeg Most […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Visual Storytelling

How do you get your audience to see your vision? Show them what to look at! Our last post, Don’t Just Give a Speech—Tell a Story, discussed the importance of storytelling for a compelling and memorable speech. Words, the basic units of a story, are important tools, and a picture says a thousand words. There’s a reason why movies and television have taken over as the dominant forms of media—humans are visual creatures. Your slide deck is going to contain all of the visual aids for your presentation. Make sure your slides illustrate your talk and enhance your message. Infographics […]

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3 Must-Have Visual PowerPoint Tips From the Top TED Talks

Humans are visual creatures. MIT Neuroscientists have found that the brain can recognize images seen for as little as 13 milliseconds. In fact, web pages with images draw 94 percent more views than text-only sites. How can a speaker take advantage of this powerful way that the brain operates? That’s why visual social media performs the best and TED Talk speakers use visuals to win over an audience. There’s plenty of eye-popping statistics about visuals and why you should use them. By 2018, 84 percent of communications are expected to be visual. TED Talk speakers seemed to know this early on. These speakers have changed the PowerPoint landscape–their slide […]

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The Best Presenters Use These 3 Tricks to Ignite Your Presentation Design

It’s that time of year: Everyone is getting ready for school to start. Whether you’re currently a student, teacher, parent, or none of the above, going back to school conjures classroom memories for all of us. Book reports, oral presentations–some memories may be more pleasant than others. Talking to a classroom isn’t so different from running a team meeting: You’re still probably going to use a PowerPoint presentation to convey your message. But don’t just blindly dive for PowerPoint when it comes to visuals for your presentation. Learn how the pros do it and optimize your PowerPoint presentation for success. After all, you want […]

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