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I Present Today, but I Lost My Voice! What Do I Do? [Guest Post by Isaac D. Castillo]

I Present Today, but I Lost My Voice! What Do I Do? [Guest Post by Isaac D. Castillo]

You’ve taken great care to visualize your data and prep for your big conference presentation… until disaster strikes. Get back in the game with today’s post from Isaac Castillo. –Ann   I present today, but I lost my voice! What do I do? By Isaac…

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How to Present Data When You’re Presenting: Storyboarding Your Data Visualizations in Videos, Webinars, Presentations, and More

How to Present Data When You’re Presenting: Storyboarding Your Data Visualizations in Videos, Webinars, Presentations, and More

I remember the exact moment when I discovered–and got addicted to–data visualization. I was an internal evaluator at a 300-person human services organization. Being an internal evaluator means your “clients” are your coworkers who work down the hall from you. You talk to each other about…

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The Webinar Command Center: Give Better Webinars by Organizing Your Physical Space

The Webinar Command Center: Give Better Webinars by Organizing Your Physical Space

Dataviz is great, but only goes so far if you can’t show it well during a live presentation or webinar. In February I tweeted this image of Johanna Morariu and I getting ready to give an Innovation Network webinar. I jokingly referred to our conference…

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The Best Ignite Presentations are when the Presenter Stumbles Over Words

The Best Ignite Presentations are when the Presenter Stumbles Over Words

Ignite sessions… a presentation format started by O’Reilly that I thought would never stick around. The more I conduct my own presentations, I feel as though the audience engagement and personal enthusiasm is a direct reflection of my content. If this theory holds true, then…

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Is Your Audience on Facebook During Your Presentation? [Guest post by Isaac Castillo]

Is Your Audience on Facebook During Your Presentation? [Guest post by Isaac Castillo]

Isaac Castillo is leading a 3-part series about public speaking skills and nonverbal communication for evaluators. Isaac has taught public speaking and debate at the high school and college levels, and he was an All American debater before entering the evaluation field. I hope you enjoy reading his third…

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