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8 Tips for an Awesome Powerpoint Presentation

How to become a public speaker in 1 year — Step 9: Make slides

If you are interested in making a slideshow for your talk, you will need to find presentation software that fits your needs. Some options to consider …

The Best PowerPoint Templates of 2016

We all want the new year to start off right.<p>The Best PowerPoint Templates of 2016 (PPT Presentation Designs)<p>I think we can all agree on that.<p>What …

Web Design

10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Some Serious Interior-Design Inspiration

<i>By Jack Archer for DETAILS.</i><p>Double-tap away.<p><b>Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe</b><p>This design duo have a love for vintage finds and handpicked goods from around the world and an eccentric style that works in every way possible.<p><b>Mat Sanders</b><p>His colorful and unique design style has led to the likes of Jessica Alba …

The Office Space Isn't Dead, It's Making A Comeback

Over the past few years there have been many discussions around the death and disappearance of the office. Most believed that with co-working locations, the spread of Wi-Fi and mobility, and the rise of co-working locations that there would be no need for an office anymore. We would all work from …

The Workplace

8 Top Office Design Trends For 2016

Experts say it’s time to move in these design directions to keep workers engaged and get the most out of your office space.<p>You might think that the reams of analysis done on office space would have by now turned every workplace into a humming hive of engagement and productivity. Earlier this year, …

This Is What Happened When I Pocketed My Phone for a Week

I’ve never seen my co-worker Allen use a phone. I know he has one; I’ve called and texted him, and he asked my opinion on the iPhone 6 versus the …

15 tips on presenting to a board

One of the questions I most frequently get asked when people hear I sit on company boards isn’t about executive pay packages. Instead, they want to …

10 Ways to Push Yourself to Excel at Work in the New Year

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Workspaces That Move People

Artwork: Michael Wolf, The Transparent City 93, 2008, France<p>In Silicon Valley the tight correlation between personal interactions, performance, and innovation is an article of faith, and innovators are building cathedrals reflecting this. Google’s new campus is designed to maximize chance …

Meet the workspace designer for Dropbox, Instagram, and other internet startups

Lauren Geremia has designed interior office spaces for US technology startups including Dropbox, Instagram, and Hightail (formerly known as YouSendIt.) She founded her firm, Geremia Design, in 2010 to change the way employers think about office design.<p>Geremia, 31, says the increased attention that …

Startups

How to Create a Productive Office Space

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think about the way you and your employees work. Does the job require focus or collaboration? Most likely, it's a mixture of both.<p>Focus, for most, means quiet. It's hard to concentrate amid conversations about last night's football game …

The Workplace

The power of office design – 10 major trends to watch

<b>Setting up an office in 2014 is not as simple as a creating an imposing front entrance, nice boardroom, rows of desks and glassed-off rooms for the</b> …

What Is the Office of the Future?

This story appears in the August 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Once upon a time, a person asked to envision the workspace of the future might have detailed the trappings of a space-age utopia: robots, flying pods and out-of-this-world architecture. But ask today's architects about …

Employment

A Space That Encourages Collaboration: ICRAVE’s NYC Office

Award-winning New York City-based design and branding firm ICRAVE is the studio behind some seriously high-profile projects, including many …

Steal This Look: A Silvery Blue Palette in Austin, TX

We love this sophisticated small home from Remodelista + Gardenista Architect/Designer Directory members Alterstudio Architecture, based in Austin. …

How Your Office Is Harming Your Health

Many of us spend a large chunk of our waking lives at work, but rarely do we give much thought to how our on-the-clock environment might be affecting how we feel <i>around</i> the clock.<p>If the recent literature has anything to say about it, working in offices could be making us feel pretty crappy. Open …

A well-designed environment motivates staff and can help your business thrive

An increasing number of industries and organisations are beginning to explore the way office space affects business culture. Like me, I'm sure you've been exposed to many incarnations of the "workplace of the future", from break-out areas filled with brightly coloured, overstuffed chairs to …

8 Tips For Creating Office Spaces That Make People Want To Go To Work

The first office I ever worked in was in a windowless basement with about a dozen people crammed into enough space for six. The most exciting facility was a kettle which was also a health and safety hazard. Such a cramped, impractical environment might well make Monica Parker’s hair curl – Parker …

What Makes a Cool Office?

Short answer: It's more than just a billiards table and free soda. Design buffs weigh in on how to build a creative, collaborative, and innovative workspace.<p>For any company, but especially a start-up, an office is much more than just four walls, a bunch of desks, some laptops, and an instant-coffee …

Studio Gang's Mega Efficient NRDC Office Retrofit Achieves LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge Certification

Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects raised the bar for sustainable design with the completion of the new Natural Resources Defense Council office in …

Sustainability

10 Questions to Ask When Designing Your Office

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The work environment is evolving at many companies these days, resulting in the need for new office design. At some businesses, for example, individual cubicles and offices are being dismantled in favor of a more open environment in which …

Ergonomics

4 Keys To Creating A Productive Office Space

Focus, for most, means quiet. It's hard to concentrate amid conversations about last night's football game or what happened at the office Christmas party. Collaboration, on the other hand, requires a very different environment: a space where employees can freely brainstorm, bounce ideas off one …

The Workplace

The Heart of Innovation: Thought Leaders Now Being Replaced By Feeling Leaders

No matter what business you're in, the engine of innovation is really about <i>being moved.</i> That's what <i>movements</i> are made of -- the heartfelt, …

The Presenter Manifesto : 8 Distinctions of a World Class Presenter by @eric_feng @slidecomet @itseugenec

A compilation of proven distinctions on what makes a World-Class Presenter. Written by Eric Feng, Presentation Coach ( http://ericfeng.com ) and Designed by SlideComet ( http://slidecomet.com ). Enjoy!

Your PowerPoint Sucks

Death by PowerPoint More like death by bullet point It seems like everyone hates PowerPoint these days From the US army to the president's own …

U.S. Army

Rule #1 Know what you want to achieve

The surest sign your presentation is off to a bad start: You open up PowerPoint and start typing. Rookie mistake. Here’s why: Audiences don’t care if …

Learning from Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling

Stories are powerful. They engage, inform and move people. More importantly, they stick. And if you’re really good — possibly Hemingway good — you …