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The Presentation Podcast features conversations among expert presentation designers Troy Chollar (TLC Creative Services, Inc.), Nolan Haims (Nolan Haims Creative), and Sandra Johnson (Presentation Wiz, Inc.) where they discuss a wide range of presentation-centered topics such as their design best practices, running a design studio, presentation tips & tricks, opinions on presentation industry-software-clients-and more.

The Presentation Podcast features conversations among expert presentation designers Troy Chollar (TLC Creative Services, Inc.), Nolan Haims (Nolan Haims Creative), and Sandra Johnson (Presentation Wiz, Inc.) where they discuss a wide range of presentation-centered topics such as their design best practices, running a design studio, presentation tips & tricks, opinions on presentation industry-software-clients-and more.
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The Presentation Podcast features conversations among expert presentation designers Troy Chollar (TLC Creative Services, Inc.), Nolan Haims (Nolan Haims Creative), and Sandra Johnson (Presentation Wiz, Inc.) where they discuss a wide range of presentation-centered topics such as their design best practices, running a design studio, presentation tips & tricks, opinions on presentation industry-software-clients-and more.

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Episodes

Updating Sandy on The 2018 Presentation Summit

11/6/2018
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Episode 65 Join Troy, Nolan and Sandra for a post-Presentation Summit conversation as Troy and Nolan update Sandy on their key take-aways and stories of the conference. Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/65 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and review on iTunes. Thanks! http://apple.co/1ROGCUq New Episodes 1st and 3rd Tuesday Every Month

Duration:00:58:11

PowerPoint International Perspectives

10/16/2018
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Episode 64 This episode we have a group of international presentation designers gathered together to talk about PowerPoint, what they see in presentation use and design, and lots of other random topics. Join the conversation with Troy, Nolan, Glen Millar (from Brisane, Australia), Chantal Bosse (from Quebec, Canada), Tom Howell - Mark and Sam (from Synapsis Creative in Sydney, Australia). Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/64 Show Suggestions?...

Duration:01:08:27

Live From the 2018 Presentation Summit!

10/2/2018
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Episode #63 This episode is a live conversation recorded at the 2018 Presentation Summit in San Diego California. We gathered around a table and just the let conversation flow - so enjoy a fantastic everything presentation conversation among 10 presentation industry experts! Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/63 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and review on iTunes....

Duration:00:46:56

Presentability (with Richard Goring of BrightCarbon)

9/18/2018
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Episode #62 Join this conversation about the two components of every presentation; the audience and the presenter. Troy, Nolan and Sandy are joined by Richard Goring of Bright Carbon for a fantastic time talking about visual slide design and finding the balance of content to visuals that is best for both presenter and audience. We coined the term "Presentability" during this podcast to describe the optimal balance. Full Episode Show...

Duration:01:10:05

PowerPoint Shortcuts

9/4/2018
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Episode 61 - Join a great conversation with Troy, Sandra and Nolan sharing "PowerPoint Shortcuts", including keyboard shortcuts, right-click tricks, app setup, faster design, better presenting and anything else that helps us get more done quicker, better or professionally. Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/61 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and review on iTunes....

Duration:01:04:37

Do You ARS? (Ben Anderson and John Cosgrove)

8/21/2018
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Episode #60 Audience Response System, or A-R-S, is a great process of involving an audience in a presentation. It is a way for a presenter, a meeting, or even a classroom to get real-time input from the audience, and display everyone's answers. For our conversation about ARS we are joined by John Cosgrove of VoiceHive and Ben Andersson as meeting ARS specialist. We talk about software we use, ways we added audience interaction, and ideas for presenters to integrate audience interaction...

Duration:01:05:40

Video Round-Tripping in PowerPoint

8/7/2018
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Episode 59 Video Round-Tripping in PowerPoint - Video round-tripping in PowerPoint is like the movie inception, where we figure out everything is a dream, inside of a dream, that is possibly inside of another dream… this is creating content in PowerPoint, that is exported to video, and then that video become part of the PowerPoint content, or a slide with a video of PowerPoint content with other PowerPoint content. It is crazy stuff you can do with PowerPoint, and Troy, Sandy and Nolan...

Duration:00:55:50

Women Owned Presentation Businesses (with Sandra Johnson, Lori Chollar & Nancy Duarte)

7/17/2018
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Episode #58 After talking about studio projects and presentation industry news, Troy and Nolan head out the door while Sandra Johnson, Nancy Duarte, and Lori Chollar have an amazing time talking about being Women Owned Businesses in the design industry - a conversation not to miss! Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/58 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and review on iTunes....

Duration:00:59:59

Do You Like (PowerPoint) Sections?

7/3/2018
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Episode #57 PowerPoint Sections, first introduced in PowerPoint 2010 are still a hidden feature to many. Troy, Nolan and Sandy spend a whole episode to talking about this great, and underutilized feature. How they use, when they use, and reasons to use PowerPoint sections, along with tips & tricks, asks of Microsoft and examples. Enjoy another PowerPoint conversation! Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/57 Show Suggestions? Questions for your...

Duration:00:56:04

PowerPoint Templates In depth with Julie Terberg and Echo Swinford

6/19/2018
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Episode #56: PowerPoint templates are a key, and fundamental, feature of PowerPoint. We have all seen "templates" that are far from a true, functional and helpful PowerPoint template. Troy, Nolan and Sandy are joined by two industry experts in PowerPoint template development - who literally wrote the book on PowerPoint templates; Echo Swinford and Julie Terberg. Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/56 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us...

Duration:01:08:37

Let's Talk PowerPoint Templates (a Virtual Discussion)

6/5/2018
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Episode #55 PowerPoint Templates have lots of setup, design, distribution and end-use considerations. For this episode we have a virtual conversation with a number of presentation design experts volunteering their expertise and recommendations on everything PowerPoint templates. Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/55 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and review on iTunes....

Duration:01:08:27

A Conversation with PowerPoint Add-in Developers (Part 2)

5/15/2018
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Episode #54 Part 2 of the PowerPoint add-ins conversation with developers Steve Rindsberg of PPTools, Gil Segal of ToolsToo, and Jamie Garroch of YouPresent (Listen to episode 52 for Part 1 of the conversation). We cover three additional questions this time; what about the new Microsoft Store web-based add-ins? What about Mac PowerPoint add-ins? And what is an add-in you would like to develop? It is a fantastic conversation, enjoy! Full Episode Show...

Duration:00:53:18

Colorful Talk About Using Color in PowerPoint

5/1/2018
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Episode #53 Color is a major part of presentation design. How a presentation designer goes about using color, both for design and the technical how-to within PowerPoint have a wide variety approaches. Troy, Nolan and Sandy talk about personal approaches and technical setup and how-to, to using color in presentations. Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/53 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: ...

Duration:00:54:04

A Conversation with PPT Add-In Developers (Part 1)

4/17/2018
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Episode 52 The Presentation Podcast continues the PowerPoint add-in conversation from the perspective of the add-in developers themselves. With 3 amazing guests providing their insights and knowledge; Steve Rindsberg of PPTools, Gil Segal of ToolsToo, and Jamie Garroch of YouPresent. This will be part 1 in this conversation, look for part 2 in the near future. The insights and information from these add-in developers is definitely worth a listen, and probably a re-listen to take notes on...

Duration:00:57:18

PowerPoint Add-ins We Like

4/3/2018
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Episode #51 Add-ins, third party apps that make design time faster by automating tasks and enabling PowerPoint to do more than it is capable of are something every professional presentation designer should take advantage of. Troy, Nolan, and Sandy talk about add-ins they use and see others using. Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/51 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and review on...

Duration:00:59:12

Live From the 2018 Microsoft MVP Summit

3/20/2018
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Episode #50 Two amazing things about this episode; first this is the 50th Presentation Podcast episode! Second, we celebrate our 50th anniversary with a presentation and PowerPoint conversation at the Microsoft campus with over a dozen Microsoft PowerPoint MVPs! Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/50 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and review on iTunes....

Duration:00:50:50

What Makes Presentation Slides Beautiful (with Mitch Grasso)

3/6/2018
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Episode 49 "Beautiful" is subjective, as is slide design, which Troy, Nolan, Sandy and our guest Mitch Grasso have strong opinions on. Mitch adds great insights into presentation design as founder of SlideRocket (acquired by VMware in 2011) and now Beautiful.ai (an online presentation design app that launched February 6, 2018). Like TV shows that use a news headline for an episode storyline, we take Mitch's new company name, and its mission, as our conversation topic and discuss what makes...

Duration:00:55:38

Giving and Getting Feedback

2/20/2018
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Episode #48, There is an art to design project feedback, and often the success or failure of a project rests entirely on being able to give, and receive, feedback effectively. On this episode, Troy, Nolan, and Sandy focus on design feedback - for both the client and the designer. Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/48 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and review on iTunes....

Duration:01:02:51

Playing with 3D Models in PowerPoint

2/6/2018
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Episode #47 Support for 3D model file formats are a new option for PowerPoint. And 3D models and 3D Perspective design are different. In this Presentation Podcast conversation Troy, Nolan and Sandy talk about using 3D Models as PowerPoint slide content and if 3D Models are a novelty, a fad, or a design trend? Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/47 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us at: info@thepresentationpodcast.com Listen and...

Duration:00:55:17

Share the Stage with Your Slides (Sally Koering Zimney)

1/16/2018
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Episode #46 Join an fantastic conversation about how presenters can share the stage with their slides; interact with them, while still engaging with the audience, and "share the Con". Sally Zimney from the This Moved Me podcast, and a professional presentation coach joins the conversation, offering some great advise for every presenter, and presentation designer. Full Episode Show Notes http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/46 Show Suggestions? Questions for your Hosts? Email us...

Duration:00:57:08