The Eyeful Blog
You might be looking for pithy sales presentation best practice or the very latest thinking on PowerPoint design. If it’s presentation related, chances are you’ll find it on our blog (we’ve even made it searchable to make it quicker and easier to access the good stuff).
The presentation consultancy and design sector is small and relatively fresh-faced.
As a result, the few sizable companies remain under the ownership and stewardship of their founders. Well, all apart from one – Eyeful.
In this business-focused conversation, we talk about the thinking and practicalities of selling the company to its employees, a first in the presentation sector.
Storytelling is a superpower. It plays a vital role in connecting presenters and audiences, helps drive action, and, of course, helps people decipher complex information.
When our storytelling team are called upon to support this ‘translation’ requirement, they’ll often turn to a little-known approach called Minto’s Pyramid. Read on to learn how this seemingly simple approach is a powerful problem solver.
Imposter Syndrome. It’s more common than you think.
That person on stage that wowed the audience? The effortlessly confident and erudite presenter in your team? What about the experts online and in print?
They’re expensive. They’re time-consuming. They’re stressful.
Yet, when done right, they are mighty, giving you a unique and intimate connection with your target audience.
But how do you ensure you leave a ‘hero’ and not a ‘zero’?
Who doesn’t love a podcast? Especially one that prompts the interviewee to share stuff they’ve not shared before. Exhibit A – Our founder, Simon Morton, on the popular ‘And We Have An Office Dog’ podcast.
Exciting changes are afoot at Eyeful.
But it’s so much more than our transition to an EOT – we’re changing how we work. We’re putting strategic customer partnerships at the top of the agenda, allowing us to innovate, challenge and reimagine presentations side-by-side with our customers.
We call it Eyeful 2.0
“Accessibility allows us to tap into everyone’s potential” – Debra Ruh
Following our first accessibility article, you should now be well versed in the Web Content Access Guidelines, using the accessibility tool within PowerPoint, and listening to the sultry tones of our very own Alex Warwick and Grace Jenkinson.
If you haven’t, it’s well worth your time to learn these key fundamentals.
Presentation accessibility tends to be treated by businesses as a hot potato. Many are fearful that they aren’t reaching their audiences with the suitable functions and features. They are equally as afraid that it may expose some of their own unconscious bias when they unknowingly ostracise an audience member.