Ditch the Defaults

It’s easy to believe that the default layouts, color palettes, and clipart in your slideware of choice will result in well-designed slide masterpieces. Unfortunately, the ubiquity of PowerPoint is also its downfall. We all see those same title-bullets-and-clipart layouts and stick figure graphics every time we open PowerPoint or sit down in a weekly meeting. […]

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Weekend Update

I’m afraid I have to apologize for the lack of video again this week. June is my busiest month because of the users conference the company I work for puts on every year and I’m still getting back to normal following that. Part of the reason I’m behind, though, is because I’m preparing to add […]

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The Secret to More Sales? Stop Talking.

“Sales is not a matter of you getting through your presentation. Sales is a matter of you making a connection.” Chris Hogan of Dave Ramsey’s Entreleadership team reminds us to keep things in perspective. As much as we love presentations, they’re not the end game.

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Bill Watterson Returns!

You may have already seen it but Bill Watterson returned to the comics page this week for a brief collaboration with ‘Pearls Before Swine’ artist Stephan Pastis. I’ve written before about what a master Mr. Watterson is when it comes to layouts, so it’s exciting to see him return to the comics page in such […]

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Apple Keynotes Podcast

Last week I missed the live stream of Apple’s WWDC Keynote. When I went looking for the recording I discovered that Apple has a Keynote podcast! There’s an HD version and an SD version. The HD version goes back to 2011, but the SD version has goes all the way back to Steve Jobs’ introduction […]

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