by Rajat Mishra

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Two Tips For Data-Heavy Business Presentations

If you listen close enough, data will talk to you. Yet, many data-heavy presentations deliver lots of information but little insight. The audience is inundated …

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Are You On The Dance Floor Or On The Balcony?

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the …

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Why Color Is The New Black

“Without emotion, there is no beauty.”  – Diana Vreeland Colors Bring Joy I remember the festival of Holi! People throwing handfuls of colored powder at …

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Secret of Dialogue in Presentations

Apply Shake-Shack’s Secret To Your Next Presentation

“Hospitality is a dialogue” – Danny Meyer I love Shake Shack. On several occasions, I have waited in long lines to savor the Smoke Shack …

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Four Elements of Presentation Design

“Bad design is smoke. Good design is a mirror.” – Juan Carlos Fernandez Time to Get Crafty We may not all be artists, but many …

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Business Presentation

Combating Bias in Business Presentations

The Story Behind an Icon The Sydney Opera House, one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world, had its groundbreaking opening in 1959. Naturally, …

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The Lost Art of Asking Questions

“In the word ‘question’ there is a beautiful word- quest.” – Elie Weisel What Happened to Questions?  When we ask questions, we embark on an …

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What Elvis Reminds Us About Technology Disruption

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine” – Elvis Presley The corporate world romanticizes competition. Business-school students around the world carry copies of Sun …

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How Wabi-Sabi Amplifies Through Simplification

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” – Leonardo da Vinci Wabi-Sabi – a Japanese term – is a form of appreciation for the beauty of simplicity. …

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Powerpoint Presentation

What is George Clooney’s secret to “Effortless Cool”? Sprezzatura.

I have always loved George Clooney: from the doe-eyed Doug Ross in E.R to the smooth Danny Ocean in Ocean’s Eleven to the suave Ryan …

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