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Simon Raybould started his working career as a researcher looking at the causes of childhood cancers. After his Doctorate he spent 24 years as a research scientist and even spent time as the Centre Manager of the world’s second most influential social science research unit at Newcastle University in England. The need to base what he does only on researched evidence has stayed with him. He’s also been a lighting designer for dance companies, a playwright and author, a professional actor, and even a fire eater!
In this conversation, Simon talks about his new product, the Presentation Design Pack.
Geetesh: Simon, please tell us more about your new Presentation Design Pack, the concept, and how it evolved?
Simon: Wandering around the internet, there’s plenty of advice about how to deliver presentations (“Don’t face the screen”) and there’s lots of training about technical things (“How to use the new Morph transition”). What’s missing was help with the process of creating the presentation and sorting out the content. These are the things that really matter in real-word presentations!
Getting that right makes presentations:
On the other hand, if you get the basics wrong no amount of tips or fancy transitions will help.
We first feature Haydn Rushworth, a screenwriter, director, filmmaker, and social campaigner from the UK. He shares some amazing ideas about online meetings that are so relevant in the times we live. David Blatner, the CEO of CreativePro Network talks about Click, the presentation conference being held next month. Simon Morton of Eyeful Presentations talks about his session in the upcoming Presentation Ideas Europe online conference that’s free to attend.
PowerPoint 365 for Windows users can learn about editing picture slides and creating timelines with PowerPoint Designer. Also, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates featured in the last week.
Haydn Rushworth is a screenwriter, director, filmmaker, and social campaigner who currently works in political messaging at the National Assembly for Wales in the UK. A natural-born analyst and student of human behavior, he’s spent the bulk of his life quietly studying the secrets of national peace, prosperity and happiness and recently launched a YouTube channel, Haydn’s BIG Ideas to serve as an outlet for the huge number of big ideas that have resulted from years of research.
In this conversation, Haydn talks about the use of video for communication.
Simon Morton founded Europe’s leading presentation design company Eyeful Presentations in 2004. His goal was big but simple—support businesses to create more powerful, engaging and effective presentations that make the most of opportunities and deliver results. 16 years, thousands of presentations and millions of engaged audience members later, Eyeful’s mission continues. Simon is globally recognized as a thought leader in the field of presentations and now dedicates much of his time to speaking, writing or coaching businesses on how to make the most of every presentation opportunity.
In this conversation, Simon talks about the Presentation Ideas Europe online conference, being held on May 28th, 2020.
Indezine is a media partner for this event.
We first feature Simon Day who looks at how you can develop your public speaking by overcoming fear. We then look at an amazing solution from PresentationPoint that lets PowerPoint control the signage for traffic messages! Philippa Leguen de Lacroix of Presented, a UK-based slide design agency talks about her company. If you plan to attend the upcoming Presentation Ideas Europe Online Conference, here’s what Richard Goring is going to talk about in his session–and this online conference is not for Europeans only.
PowerPoint 365 for Windows users can learn about working with pictures in PowerPoint Designer, and also how you can disable PowerPoint Designer. Also, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates featured in the last week.
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