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 →
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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.
After attending more than five funerals in the past two years, Kenny asked himself: How can I craft a life story that others would love to tell? Though the past two years had been one of the roughest times of his life, it was also the most eye opening. When he got the opportunity to speak at Hubspot’s Inbound 2015, Kenny decided to take what he learned through his grief and use it to honor the loved ones he lost and continue their legacy in the community.… Continue Reading →
To us, company culture is very, VERY important. It’s what distinguishes us from everyone else. Yeah, we can make a commercial for you, a presentation, even a brand story; but our values and culture is what makes our work different from the agency down the road. So, let’s preface with a story:
Two years ago, we were faced with losing one of our top designers to a well-established agency.… Continue Reading →
Even though the Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity is officially over, we still wanted join the festival spirit and play along. So, we’re going to share our favorite winners and, in turn, give them our own awards:
The Cannes Fish… if you will.
Unlike the Cannes Fish, The Cannes Lion Festival contains more than 20 categories, with more than 200 different judges that form the ‘juries’ of each category.… Continue Reading →
What is hack day?
Well, it’s something we do here at Big Fish that, we guess, is unique to us. It basically involves working during the weekend. Now wait – before you close this window; know that hack day is much more than that.
See, we’re busy. Always busy actually. So when it comes to doing a lot of in-house projects or just fun ideas we want to execute, it’s hard to find the time to do it.… Continue Reading →
Our Casual Friday posts are meant to give you a look into the mind, thought process and likes of the people who make up Big Fish. We may talk about the things we like, don’t like, hate, so on and so forth, and then explain it… Or not explain it. It’s always kind of up in the air. The whole point is for you to get to know us a little better and add some faces and personalities to Big Fish.… Continue Reading →
Presenting can be intimidating. One of the best ways to make your presentation a success is to keep your audience interested and engaged. But how do you do this? When speaking to a huge crowd, it can be difficult to keep the audience focused on you. Big Fish is sharing some tricks-of-the-trade we use to spice up our presentations.
1. Make them laugh.… Continue Reading →