How to tell compelling visual stories

I’m excited to be speaking at this year’s Viz-Fest. Specifically about visual stories.  The four day online festival begins on 30th October with practical guidance from industry experts on [...]

Create your own PowerPoint template

Create your own PowerPoint template The aim of this workshop is to create your own PowerPoint template you’ll be proud of.  A template that will not only be perfectly aligned to your [...]

Nail that pitch.

Do you know what your competitors are doing?  How are they showcasing their work?  Do they have a professionally designed presentation template? Are they incorporating infographics and [...]

The Science of Visuals

The science of visuals by John Puleston, Lightspeed GMI, from Research News, May 2016. This extensive study explores the role of visuals in the gathering and delivery of research data.

Do Looks Matter?

Do looks matter? This interesting article by Keith Phillips, Senior Methodologist, Survey Sampling International from Research News, June 2016,  explains how you can make data visualisation [...]

Black and White vs Colour

Over the last week I have been doing a bit of research on the use and effect of colour vs. black and white images in advertising, and asking myself whether the same principles apply to [...]

Meaning of colours

Color symbolism in art and anthropology refers to the use of color as a symbol in various cultures. There is great diversity in the use of colors and their associations between cultures and even [...]

Storytelling

Storytelling is a powerful and convincing technique that can be used in business presentations to send a message to your audience and compel them to accept your recommendations, buy your product, [...]

PowerPoint vs Keynote

So this is a tricky one.  Whilst Apple seems to be taking over the world, Microsoft remains king in the corporate domain.  If you are an Apple lover and want to stick with Keynote you may run [...]

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