Kenny here. So there’s a common saying to hire great + smart talent and just let them run free. Well, I did that and some of the guys came up with a “The Office-like” video series called “Luke the Intern.” It’s basically an extremely exaggerated version of what happens to interns in the workplace.
If you haven’t seen the other videos, please check out our youtube page here or check out the videos tab on this page.… Continue Reading →
Did you know modern statistics state that you have 60 seconds or less to capture your audience’s attention?
You’ve might have heard it before, but maybe not in terms of presentations. It’s crucial to understand the importance of grasping an audience’s attention in the first moments of a talk. Your opening lines set the tone for your overall performance, so a great opener will prepare and intrigue the audience and ensure that your message is effectively received.… Continue Reading →
Scared of public speaking? Today’s post “5 Fears of Public Speaking and How to Overcome Them” can be seen as a guest post found on Wave Accounting’s blog website, part of their Small Business 500 series.
Would love to hear feedback, and props to Wave Accounting for being so awesome.… Continue Reading →
Today’s post is a recap of yesterday’s team retreat at the Zoo:
My graphic designer Corey recently asked me when can we go out more than ten miles as a team, and it got me thinking. I was already going to see the Baton Rouge Zoo on possibly doing some work together, and I thought,”Why don’t we just all go together?” Maybe we can all share our creativity and perhaps bond on this trip.… Continue Reading →
“There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1. The nervous and 2. Liars.” – Mark Twain, American author and humorist
Kenny here. It’s been a very busy month at Big Fish Presentations and while I haven’t been able to post regularly, I’d like to make the effort today to discuss a topic that’s very important for all presenters.… Continue Reading →
This week’s presentation breakdown features brand specialist Rory Sutherland. ”Rory Sutherland stands at the center of an advertising revolution in brand identities, designing cutting-edge, interactive campaigns that blur the line between ad and entertainment.” (TED.com) We take a look at his newest TED talk as he delves into the realm of perspective, applying psychological solutions to economical and technological problems. Take a gander, and let us know what you think in the comments below or via Twitter or Facebook as well!… Continue Reading →
Public speaking is the number one fear in America. Death is number two.
From sweaty palms to cracking voices, speaking publicly can be terrifying, yet it is a crucial skill to have in the business world. We’d like to alleviate some of this stress by offering up some inspirational, informative quotes. These quotes are in no particular order, and the speakers range from well-known orators to presentation gurus.… Continue Reading →
Here’s a clip of our CEO/Founder being brave and presenting to a crowd how to deliver a presentation on presentations…without a presentation. Darn technical mishaps. In the clip below, Kenny speaks about simplistic design, passion, and his story of entrepreneurship. Check it out:
Note to self…always have a backup plan as the show must go on.… Continue Reading →
So we’ve got numerous requests to do more of these TED presentation breakdowns, so we’ve thought to ourselves, “Why not feature the latest and coolest presentations?”
And that’s what we’re doing.
Today we’re featuring Simon Sinek’s “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” presentation:
Please see below our breakdown on how Sinek enchants his audience.
“How Great Leaders Inspire Action”
0:00-0:28 – Begins the presentation with a series of questions to the audience
- Right off the bat, Sinek has engaged the audience with a deep question, one that actually stimulates thought and creates a tiny wisp of suspense. There is no doubt about where the presentation is going. Sinek is using the question to make a statement. This is a very easy and effective way of stating a point.
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