Verbal interactions, chats, email, and social media—most of us work to communicate thoughts and ideas constantly. But we all want our communications to be stronger, more engaging, and persuasive. You may be surprised to learn it’s a skill you can advance. Here’s your opportunity to learn practical techniques that will support you in being a more effective visual storyteller.
Maybe you’re struggling to get others who are not as familiar with the material to understand what you’re talking about. Maybe people don’t seem engaged or your explanations generate more questions than confidence. Cyrene Domogalla dives into the methods to tackle these issues, outlining useful processes to develop a presentation, pitch, or even a short video for the purposes of explanation. She takes you step-by-step through the structure of building a narrative around your topic, shares a few tricks to selecting the most important information to support your story, and explores how to find or generate visuals that enhance rather than detract from your narrative. You’ll leave with critical basics in communicating technical (and not-as-technical) topics more succinctly and effectively, as well as some tangible and digital tools at your disposal.
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Cyrene Domogalla is a consultant for her own business, ELUCYAN Creative Services, where she helps clients craft explanations around technical and scientific topics. She combines her joy of learning complex topics with storytelling, illustration, and animation skills to help businesses communicate their projects or ideas effectively. Previously, she was a visual and UI designer and a technical communicator at Intel, where she covered topics from processor manufacturing to human resource concerns.
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