On August 12, 2016, rain hit our home state of Louisiana. What seemed to be a normal storm soon became one of the worst natural disasters in recent years. Mass flooding, displaced families, and massive damage ravaged several parishes and cities in our state (including the city that ThreeSixtyEight calls home, Baton Rouge).… Continue Reading →
This blog is written from the perspective of Kenny Nguyen.
Over the weekend, I had a chance to watch Tony Robbins’ new, I Am Not Your Guru, special on Netflix. I watched it again the next day… Then again, a couple of days later.
It was that good.
Besides the captivating messages on how to better one’s self, and the heartwarming stories featured, Robbins truly exemplified what it takes to be a world-class presenter (if you haven’t seen it yet, do yourself a favor and check it out).… Continue Reading →
A lot of clients will come to us to not only design their presentations, but to also write them. While we handle content from multiple industries, we notice there are classic similarities when it comes to delivering a convincing presentation:
1) Tell Stories
Telling stories allows the audience to create a personal connection with you, your product, and your service. Stories are great because they tell the audience WHAT you do and WHY you do it.… Continue Reading →
This blog post below is adapted and expanded upon based on a section titled The Big Fish Presentations Commandments from The Big Fish Experience: Create Memorable Presentations That Reel In Your Audience.
Throughout our time at Big Fish, we’ve regularly shared pieces of advice that applies to all presentations. That being said, we thought we’d share our ten most useful tips in the form of “commandments.”
The 10 Big Fish presentation commandments:
- Present what’s in it for the world, not yourself.
When you’ve been helping people with presentations for as long as we have, you learn thing or two. One of the most important things we’ve learned is that there really isn’t such a thing as a “boring topic.” You may have some topics that aren’t the most exciting or enthralling but, at the core of every presentation, the level of interest isn’t determined by what you’re speaking about… Rather, it’s how you speak about.… Continue Reading →
On June 3, 2016, the world lost a champion in Muhammad Ali. World-renowned for his confidence, charisma, and will, he was a source of inspiration for many of us that needed a figure to be their champion. Ali knew how to captivate his global audience through his words and actions both in and out of the ring. Known as the king of motivational quotes, among other titles, Ali’s words of wisdom have been used to inspire greatness.… Continue Reading →
COO of Facebook, activist, author of Lean In and all-around power woman, Sheryl Sandberg gave a commencement speech last weekend for University of California, Berkley. She spoke about resilience and overcoming adversities, something she is very familiar with, after her husband and CEO of SurveyMonkey, David Goldberg, tragically died last year while on vacation. The students in the crowd can relate to her message, but they can also learn a few tips from her presentation skills.… Continue Reading →
In March, Kenny and Gus had the honor of speaking about Big Fish Presentations’ new book The Big Fish Experience at Google NYC. Google finally released the video to the public, and our team would like to share it with you.
[If you can’t see the above video, please follow the link here.]
Warning! Spoilers of key points mentioned throughout the video:
- Engaging Content + Simplistic Design + Powerful Delivery = Presentation Experience
- Great presentation content requires structure, a call to action, and a big idea.
SlideShare is one of the best ways to get your brand’s voice in front of the right people. This morning, Kenny shared his top five rules of crafting a memorable SlideShare at the SlideShare Summit.
One of the most difficult challenges of public speaking is creating a presentation that best represents your topic. You can spend hours upon hours attempting to craft something that will impact and entertain your audience.
This is why we want you to know about the SlideShare Summit – a free, virtual summit from March 9th to 14th. This summit will teach you how to build epic presentations, breathe life into old content, get more leads and subscribers, and build a brand that is truly memorable.… Continue Reading →