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November 11, 2019

Here at Dog and Pony Show, we proudly label ourselves as grammar and diction nerds. Whether it's playing with puns or rambling in rhymes, our team is always trying to use the English language to our creative and communicative advantage. One of our favorite speaking too...

October 28, 2019

Trust, friendship, kindness: these three things can be fostered with the simple art of eye contact. It's one of the first things we're taught to do when introducing ourselves to another person, making a good first impression, and let someone know we're listening to the...

October 14, 2019

Presentations are born out of the desire to inform, influence, and engage; whether you are presenting to potential investors or a classroom of 3rd graders, you are sharing your time and knowledge in hopes to persuading others. The success of your message depends on you...

September 30, 2019

It is no secret that the world of presentation design is constantly changing. As we are constantly introduced to updated tools and new platforms of presenting, determining the best practices for your cause can become overwhelming. 
This is where the power of data comes...

September 16, 2019

Presenting to senior executives can feel like talking to a specific breed of human beings: ones that have infinite power, no time, and front cortexes that operate at 10x the speed of average human beings. That being said, your run-of-the-mill presentation formats will...

July 29, 2019

While an interview or personal pitch might not immediately strike you as a presentation, it is a chance for you to present yourself as a resource to a specific team or role. That being said, there are several presentation tips that can enhance your chances of getting h...

July 15, 2019

One of the Dog and Pony Show team's favorite public speaking quotes comes from Jerry Seinfeld; he shares, "According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average...

July 1, 2019

It's no secret that presentation activities have gotten a bad rep. From the universal groan that follows "Now everyone get up out of your seat!", to the seemingly pointless interactions that follow, the benefits of this presentation practice are often lost. Presentatio...

June 17, 2019

More often than not, your presentation content will not be something that you have developed completely on your own. Whether you are introducing data to company leadership, or pitching your product to potential investors, your slides will most likely highlight work con...