Let’s face it: we’ve all been to business meetings, where at one moment we were lost and a bit ‘off’.
Poorly planned, badly timed and generally disorganized meetings can waste a team’s time and make a leader look unprofessional.
Having a predesigned business meeting template comes handy in such situations. You can adapt it to your meeting rules, and meeting topic checklist, to ensure effective flow of the meeting.
Continue reading Are your problem-solving meetings a waste of time? Make them more effective
Like using post-its in your workplace? Then why not to incorporate them into the presentation? 🙂
Continue reading Using Post-it Note Effect in a Presentation
Talking about service industries such as finances, trade or IT? All those dealing with more abstract concepts than the classical product industries. Therefore it’s harder to present those business sectors visually, to make your presentation more engaging. People respond to visual information faster, thus it’s still worth investing a bit time to illustrate properly your document.
Continue reading Finance, Trade, IT Service Industries Presented by Icons
Many presentations are made a day before meetings, if not an hour :). No wonder they look pretty default. Don’t lose the power of your final data presentation due to lack of preparation time.
Wanna know how you can quickly replace default data table or charts with something more attractive? Keep reading.
Continue reading 6 Examples of Redesigning Boring Excel Charts in a PowerPoint
If you want to tell a story in your presentation, show it as a series of events in a chronological order. A nicely-designed timeline is what you need to make your slides visually compelling.
For showing detailed plans, there are numerous specialized tools for project management (just google for Gantt charts apps). However, sometimes simplicity is the best path. That’s why here we propose several ways you can do quickly a fancy timeline in a PowerPoint. A timeline that is flexible to show any events and comments. Plus it’s very easy to create and edit.
Continue reading 7 Types of Creative Timeline Design
Visualizations act as a campfire around which we gather to tell stories.
– Al Shalloway
Visualization is a powerful way to simplify data that hard to understand and show it in an insightful form.
Have you ever thought about creating attractive infographics yourself? You can do it pretty fast using only PowerPoint and I will show how easy it is.
Continue reading Infographics Ideas: How to make tall format infographics in PowerPoint
For the past few months, our dear designers worked pretty hard. They did a massive update of our PowerPoint diagrams and icon sets. We hope you’ll enjoy the new slide graphics.
Continue reading Hundreds of Updated PPT Diagrams & Icons
Tables are everywhere in business – price lists, KPI comparisons, project meetings, quarter review meet-ups, accounting audits… Sounds familiar? We use tables a lot, they are one of the most common ways to present data. Making a table in PowerPoint or Excel is simple and quick. However, usually, those tables look pretty boring. It’s time to change that!
Continue reading 4 Steps for Good-looking Tables in a Presentation
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I’ve always erred on the side of a thousand words, but that makes sense – I’m a writer, not a designer.
Continue reading Presenting Green Living Project – a user story