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Glisser closes $1M seed to spice up PowerPoints with interactivity

Glisser, a London-based startup on a mission to end tedious presentations by letting presenters include real-time polls and Q&As, has closed a $1 million seed round. 252 more words


The Death of Death by PowerPoint (hopefully)

This is an article I wrote a few years ago. Sadly, it is still relevant today. 


Bad PowerPoint is all around us. It can be found in board rooms, class rooms, and conferences all across America. 1,650 more words


6 tips for great videos of your presentations or demos

Do you record videos of your talks, presentations or demos? Videos can be a great way to spread your message, while building your credibility and experience. 2,225 more words


Clear + Calm = Cool

You will hear us talk about this a lot in the next few months as we head into the weekend.  Since it’s the first time this season that the rule applies, its worth explaining in detail.  643 more words

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Slide makeover: 5 steps to replace boring bullets with audience awe

During your professional life, you’ve no doubt seen more slides with bullet lists on them than any other type of slide. The problem is, so have… 749 more words


Microsoft Office SmartArt – curving text in shape

Recently someone I was teaching had created some Stacked Venn SmartArt similar to below but she wanted the text to follow the curve.

Select the text, then on the… 63 more words

Microsoft Office - labels for stacked column totals

If you create a stacked column chart it is easy enough to show data labels for the individual parts of the stacked column but not so obvious how to create a label just showing the column total. 163 more words

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