In this podcast Jim asks why so many presentations that we see in the business world are so bad, and what can be done about it?  He looks at a recent survey that asked senior managers in the UK’s most successful businesses for their views on presentations and analyses why they might be so negative […]

  In our Prezi Template for June, we’ve used the template to share our blog post How to Structure a Speech. As you can see, we’ve stayed with mainly text here, but of course there are many options! A photographic style is very popular, and here we’ve set the graphics on an aerial city shot. The idea behind […]

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FREE Prezi Template – May

May 1, 2015

A number of words came to mind when I was thinking about cogs and their relationship to business: Process, Movement, Efficiency, Co-operation and Inter-connectivity, are just a few of them. So it seemed a good idea all round, to use cogs in a presentation, to introduce interconnecting issues and moving an audience through a message in a […]

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Don’t suck! – 3 easy ways to make sure yours is the presentation people remember

April 29, 2015

I was reading a blog post the other day. It was actually about overcoming marketing challenges (although that isn’t really the point – stay with me guys…). In the good old days ‘content marketing’ (and many other jobs we now have) didn’t even exist. Nowadays the competition for your audience’s attention is enormous and, while producing […]

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FREE Prezi Template – April

April 4, 2015

Around the world, light-bulbs are associated with ‘ideas’. In our free Prezi template this month, we have used the light-bulb theme in a design to help you create a structured and well-organised Prezi presentation to pass on your ideas to your audience. We see many Prezi presentations which actually detract from the message they are supposed […]

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Prezi comes of age – The geeks have grown up.

March 31, 2015

Prezi has been around for years now. I’ve used it lots for pitches and presentations and we’ve built a big chunk of global business over the last few years designing Prezis for massive businesses like JP Morgan, Mercer and State Street to use. I’ve been a fan of Prezi and a critic at the same […]

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Jeremy Clarkson only had one verbal trick – it works

March 24, 2015

The soon to be forgotten Jeremy Clarkson has built his career out of this single skill. No, not bullying, whingeing and feeling sorry for himself after behaving appallingly to producers, fellow journalists, wives, foreigners, and anyone who didn’t attend a public school (Chavs, I think, is the word he uses to describe most of the […]

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Jim Harvey’s Presenting Podcast – stand out from the crowd every time you stand up to speak

March 23, 2015

We’ve helped the likes of Ford, Porsche, JP Morgan, State Street, JC Decaux, Mercer, Mitsubishi and many other brilliant businesses sell their ideas, their products and their services effectively over 25 years, all over the world.  Learn our simple approach to storytelling and speaking to maximum effect, and see how much of our thinking has been […]

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