Last week we released a sample chapter from our latest book, The Big Fish Experience, and we hope it helped you learn a little bit about what makes a presentation simple, memorable, and understandable. As promised, this week our sample chapter focuses on “The Big Idea.”
This chapter is especially important because it defines your entire presentation. Behind every great presentation is a big idea; it inspires or challenges your audience to rally around a central idea. … Continue Reading →
Our book is out and we want the world to know
While, admittedly, we would love for you to rush to the stores and buy your own copy of The Big Fish Experience, we decided to share a total of five free sample chapters from our book over the next couple of weeks so you see what for yourself what The Big Fish Experience has to offer.… Continue Reading →
For many people, the new year means setting new goals and challenging themselves to be even better than the year before. Here at Big Fish Presentations, we believe challenging yourself to step out of your comfort zone is one of the best ways to create presentations that not only inform your audience, but captivate them as well.
So, this year we decided to help you get creative by compiling 10 challenges from our latest book, “The Big Fish Experience,” in the list below.… Continue Reading →
Remember to keep checking in! We’ll be updating the blog with new information about the book, links to supplemental materials, as well as chances to win Big Fish goodies!
At Big Fish, we believe that whether a presentation is about a product, a service, a business, or a cause, at the end of the day it’s a story. We wrote The Big Fish Experience to help you tell yours.… Continue Reading →
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 →
If you’ve ever felt nervous before a presentation – relax, you’re not alone. According to the American Institute of Mental Health, around 74% of Americans suffer from glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking.
Just remember that nervousness isn’t going to ruin your speech, in fact, it only really shows that you care. While this feeling may never go away, learning how to manage it is what separates a great speaker from a nervous wreck.… Continue Reading →
In this post, Kenny covers key takeaways from his attendance of 99u, Bēhance’s premiere design conference in New York City.
An artist trying to paint, ironically, 99 paintings in three hours at the 99u pre-party.
Last week, I had the craziest dose of creative inspiration at the 99u conference in New York City. For those unfamiliar with 99u, it’s basically comprised of two things: a large conference by Adobe’s Bēhance program, and a website that provides daily inspiration to creatives, entrepreneurs, and life-hackers.… Continue Reading →
To me, Christmas is an incredible time of the year because it amplifies life. If you’re having a good year during Christmas, it’s spectacular. If you’re having a crappy year during Christmas, it’s hell on earth. For businesses, it gets even better.
If your team is creative, their brilliance exceeds expectations. If your team is hard working, they work harder. If your team loves to enchant clients, they turn into Dean Martin.… Continue Reading →
In the world of sales, presentations are everything—giving a good pitch is essential to winning over your customers and convincing them to purchase your product. At Big Fish Presentations, I have the great opportunity to help clients close large deals and secure investments by improving their sales presentations. When it comes to helping our clients deliver better presentations, I have to prove to them we know what we’re talking about by giving our own unique sales presentation.… Continue Reading →
What do famous public figures like Ellen Degeneres, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Tony Robbins have in common? Besides being insanely successful in their respective fields, they’re also world-renowned presenters.
After watching hundreds of presenters online and in person, we at Big Fish Presentations decided to highlight six presenters, past and present, that really stuck out to us. Here’s a look at their strategies—and how you can incorporate their magic into your own presentations.… Continue Reading →