Simon Morton

Simon Morton

Simon Morton is the managing director of  Eyeful Presentations. He launched the presentation design company in 2004 with the goal of creating more effective business presentations that would engage audiences and get presenters results and success. His first book, The Presentation Lab, has been released around the world in six languages. An experienced trainer, Simon has developed theoretical presentation training modules and delivered these to industry-leading global companies.

Five focus points for managing presentation culture within your organisation

In previous articles, I have highlighted the deep impacts a presentation culture can have on an organisation, manifesting...

Five questions to get you thinking about the quality and impact of what’s being presented within your organisation

In my previous article, I highlighted the challenge of what we call presentation culture within organisations. This culture...

What is your business presentation culture and why should you care?

What’s the first thing that leaps to mind when the word ‘presentation’ is uttered in your business? If you, somewhat red-faced, offered the knee-jerk response ‘PowerPoint’, fret not. Whenever I pose this question to conference audiences, 99.9% of...

How to keep ‘presentation creep’ at bay

It might be the result of working closely with companies for over a decade but I have a theory that presentations can tell you a lot about how a business functions. While typically successful, many of our clients have a very clear view of their...

Three ways to reengage with your presentation

I’m old enough to remember a time before PowerPoint presentation design… I’m of the generation that remembers overhead projectors (with temperamental bulbs) and slide carousels (never quite in the right order). While it’s tempting to look back at...

The power of PowerPoint repurposing (and where to start)

When speaking at conferences, I typically start with a simple ‘show of hands’ question to gauge the lay of the land – “what is the first thing that springs to mind when I say ‘presentation’?”. By far the largest response (90% and over) is ‘...