Episode 20: The Power of Visuals in Your Presentation – Interview with Nadine Hanafi of We Are Visual

People appreciate it when you make an effort to simplify [dense] information…and put it in an image that will make it easy for them to absorb.

nadine hanafi design draw speakThis week I’m gettin’ visual with Visual Thinker and Communication Designer Nadine Hanafi.

Nadine is the founder of We Are Visual, a company dedicated to turning mediocre PowerPoint decks into visual experiences that persuade, inspire and engage. How cool is that?!

Not only determined to rid the world of mediocre presentations, Nadine also aims to ’empower people to become visual leaders and thinkers’ through her work.

She believes that a good idea alone won’t save a weak presentation. Having strong visuals can not only boost your presentation, but can also ignite passion, inspire others and get YOUR message across, just as you intended!

 

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Episode 5: How To Use Passion To Fuel Your Presentation

Warren Buffett once said:
Without passion, you don’t have energy. Without energy, you have nothing.
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I couldn’t agree more, especially when it comes to delivering a presentation. To make people REALLY engage with what you’re saying, you need to project the passion you have for the subject.

In this episode I explain why this is important, and how you can do it! [Read more…]

Episode 3 – The Meaning Of Your Message Is The EFFECT It Has – Interview With Dr. Steve Carey

Ohhhhh yeah do I feel like a rock star or what…it’s my very first interview!design_draw_speak_artwork_blog

I am very excited to have Dr. Steve Carey on the show. Steve is Director of Studies at the Academy of Hypnotic Science.  He is an expert public speaker and teaches students how to communicate and deliver killer presentations through various Media and Communications subjects at the University of Melbourne.

In this episode I introduce The Two Things: it’s based on the idea that for every subject, there are really only TWO THINGS you need to know. [Read more…]