I am sharing an good article that looks at the design rule called The Golden Ratio. I have always felt that where there is a rule there is an exception. When it comes to design I think it’s always good to know the rules, accept them as starting points or guidelines then follow your gut. Lets face it what people find aesthetically appealing is subjective anyways.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder right? enjoy,
Here is a little interactive resume I put together to give people an idea of my background and the type of services I offer. It’s a short little e-learning style presentation with narration that I did here in my studio. This particular interactive piece was done in captivate. I hope you find it valuable or at least fun. Just click on the picture below to check it out. Enjoy!
Because this is a Captivate course that has been exported as HTML 5 there may be some browser incompatibility. I also created a version where I removed the buttons and exported the course as an MP4. This is really a great way to create movies without having a video production skill-set. I uploaded the video to YouTube and then included the embedded version below.
I saw this article today from Inc. it has some great insights on speaking. As someone who does a lot of public speaking, I am always trying to learn and improve my skills. I am always looking for tips and tricks. I think one really important aspect is that the topic you are going to present on or speak about needs to be something you have a lot of knowledge of. You must study, research and understand the content. This will bring you the confidence you need to stand in front of an audience and talk about the subject. This is the foundation. Now this will not necessarily make you a good speaker or presenter but it is where you should start. Once you have the content down then you are ready to start honing you presentation and speaking skills. Below are some good resources to get you started.