Partnering with Seneca College

Michael SmithUncategorized

Partnership with Seneca CollegeWe are thrilled to have partnered with Seneca College to make the SlideHeroes Presentation Excellence Certification course a core element of Seneca’s ‘Presenting Complex Information’ curriculum. We are thrilled to have partnered with Seneca College to make the SlideHeroes Presentation Excellence Certification course a core element of Seneca’s ‘Presenting Complex Information’ curriculum. In the video above, Seneca … Read More

Presentation Teardown: Consultant’s Tricks Exposed

Michael SmithUncategorized

In this post we conduct a ‘teardown’ of a presentation from Boston Consulting Group, exploring what it does well and making some suggestions in areas where there may be room for improvement. This presentation is made available to the public on BCG’s website and on slideshare.com. You can flip through the entire presentation using the presentation slider below. Alternatively, here … Read More

4 Powerful Tools to Improve your Presentation

Michael SmithUncategorized

4 Powerful Tools To Improve Your Business Presentation

Over 1,000 professionally designed slides. Fully editable. Multiple color versions. Your presentation is your value-add. It is how you are representing yourself and your ideas to the world. There’s no escaping the effort required to create a great presentation. There’s no shortcut (learning the ins and outs of structuring and writing a presentation can help). But there are tools that … Read More

10 Business Presentation Mistakes That Will Get You Fired or Ignored

Michael SmithUncategorized

10 Startling Business Presentation Mistakes

The vast majority of business presentations suck. We know this. Usually we blame PowerPoint. There’s lots of advice out there meant to help us. But if you work in corporate America, I would suggest you ignore most of it because most ‘business presentation advice’ doesn’t focus on presentations, it focuses on speeches. I don’t know about your experience, but my … Read More

Conquer the Fear – 8 Steps for Controlling Public Speaking Anxiety

Michael SmithUncategorized

Controlling Public Speaking Anxiety

It often begins with butterflies. In the pit of your stomach. Then, your heart begins to race. Your head starts to swim. Your palms start to sweat. Not the first-blush of love. Not the excruciating climb to the top of a roller-coaster. Public speaking. For near 30% of Americans, it doesn’t get worse than public speaking. In fact according to … Read More

In Defense of PowerPoint Presentations

Michael SmithUncategorized

A Defense of PowerPoint Presentations

PowerPoint has a bad rep. In some quarters it is hated (there is a political party working to ban it in Switzerland).
As business presentation creators we can’t lay our presentation failures at the feet of PowerPoint. We commonly make three crucial mistakes that ruin our business presentations.

The Art & Craft of Business Presentation Creation

Michael SmithUncategorized

We are absolutely thrilled you stopped by! We are SlideHeroes, an online video course dedicated to helping you create killer presentations. Presentations of a particular style, though. The sit-down, business style presentations you give every day. Our training is online and video-based. And we are pretty proud of it. Our mission (and our commitment) is to teach professionals how to … Read More