One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular. Tony Robbins Today I want to help you to stay focused on your objectives and how you can help your team to stay focused on what is important for you.
Have you ever been to a conference, where you felt lost in the presentation? I experienced many such situations. The worst were IT conferences – speakers there usually present some new cool application. Most of the speech a speaker talks about all magic features their software offers. However often I missed one thing – what the hell was their application good for?
When reading an article of a fellow blogger on public speaking (Debbie Fay from BeSpeakPresentations), I thought this is a great place to exercise using an illustration in the blog article.
Here’s a simple diagram sketch of Seth Godin’s blog “Even better than an app?”.
Have you ever wondered how we create our handwritten style and shapes in PowerPoint? Have a look behind our designing scene. It is the place where everything started.
Recently I was designing slides on topic of Big Data Concepts (it’s my other area of interest, after visualizations).
A few weeks ago I was designing slides for an interesting motivational speech, where I had to illustrating business model.
When I attended TEDx Warsaw conference, I noticed there a guy drawing simple pictures of every talk. They call it a scribing and it’s another great way to visualize ideas:
Time for another diagram visualization example. Last year I was co-organizing a networking event of engineering student organization I used to be part of. We came up with nice goal statement written in a few sentences. I though it’d be nice to visualize these goals, so they’d be more eye-catching. Here is what I came up with:
Another simple visualization of a pretty interesting blog post of Chris Brogan. Here’s my diagram illustration how I’d see it visually. Visualization made in PowerPoint, with use of graphical elements from www.infodiagram.com Here is the source blog post of Chris Brogan, worth to read and follow. Especially if you are into online marketing, Chris is a guy to follow. Further articles on presentation graphics For more inspiration on using visuals in your presentations, check out these articles as well: Creative visualization of Big Data 4V How to visualize a concept – Strategy Illustration 3 diagram mistakes to avoid in slides design Want to be notified when we make an announcement? Never miss out […]