Akash Bathla

Akash Bathla

Internet Marketing at authorSTREAM. Admirer of creativity. Love hugs, dogs & everything simple. Passionate for kindness. Curious for life!

Presentation Skills: Connect your laptop to the projector without looking like an idiot!

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Presentation Skills - Connect Laptop with Projector

You step-up on the stage, your heart pouncing, nerves racking, palms sweating. Your mind is rehearsing the presentation for the one last time. And as if the pressure of starting your presentation with an impact was already not enough, you now find yourself struggling with the chords of the projector and trying all your tech-might to get that thing running – “How do I make this damn thing work!?” You lose your cool (worse, your persona) while making the attempt,…

Think twice before using that visual in your presentation!

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What’s the first word or thought that comes to your mind when you see this visual? Beauty. Art. Isolated. Exhibition. Artist. Blank. Thinking. Dilemma. Painting. Reflection. Femininity. Choice. Solitude. Lost. Photography. Antique. No, these are not hints, but the responses given by a group of people around me when I showed them the same image and asked their thought. Diversely surprised!  An image, they say, is worth a thousand words. Indeed it is. But those could be a thousand different…

Thank you for a great 2012!

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We’ve just wrapped up another year and stepped into a new one. 2012 was a Milestone Year for us, in truest of its sense. We aimed higher, tried new things and set new challenges (met them!). We learned, made mistakes, gathered experience, grew wiser – but to top everything off, it was Fun and Memorable!All this while, our biggest achievement was having you with us. Your constant love, support, feedback, appreciation, inputs and delight was our biggest strength.It just wouldn’t…

Making magical presentations, the Santa Claus way!

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We’ve always wondered, what is it so special about Santa that makes him talk of the town as soon as the Christmas bells start to chime? We decided to sit and ponder – what makes him soul of the season? Why, a mere mention of his name fills our mind with visuals of a bearded, jolly man, dressed in red and white, carrying a bagful of bright and prettily wrapped gifts, humming Christmas carols… See, almost had you there!Pretty simple,…

How to apply sound effects to animation in PowerPoint presentation?

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Sound effects on animation are those background ambiences which are applied on an animation. They play at the click of an animated object on the slide. These effects are used for artistic effects, to capture the attention of the audience during a presentation delivery.Just like images with emotional appeal attract the viewers, gripping sound effects on animated objects also grab their attention. These effects make your presentation delivery more creative and innovative.You can even give a personal touch and feel…