Friday, October 17, 2014

Experience Trumps Advice: My Keynote at the Presentation Summit 2014

How can your experiences and experiences of others help you become a better presenter?

Geetesh Bajaj of gives an overview of my keynote address at the Presentation Summit 2014. Click on the link below to learn more:

Mike Parkinson at the Presentation Summit 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Having Graphic Block? Use a Graphic Metaphor from Get My Graphic

On Get My Graphic, we want to push presenters and designers to find different ways to showcase ideas and capture an audience's attention. Here are new graphics recently uploaded to Get My Graphic and how you can use these visual metaphors for your concepts.

Funnel Graphics
Communication travels through filters in different stages within an organization to a desired output.


Actions within steps in a process are funneled down to the final stage.


Information is sorted through zones in an organization so the right information is received by the correct zone.



A speeding bullet icon on a slide can represent taking a shot at a goal or comparing your processing speed to bullet.


A bullet can showcase elements in an organization that come together to hit a target.


This laptop can be used as an icon for uploading or downloading data from the cloud.


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

New Process Ideas on Get My Graphic

Get My Graphic has added more fully editable PowerPoint graphics to their online database. Here are several new process graphics and how you can make your ideas more memorable with these visuals.

Process Graphics
Show two separate processes merging to create a more robust process.

Show two elements being uploaded into the cloud and then viewed on a tablet computer.

Show two cogs in an application being downloaded to a computer and creating a new system.

Show two elements—an organization and recycled ideas—combining to form results to reach a desired output.

To view more process graphics like these, click here.