Tips and tricks

Improve your slides

PowerPoint material occupies the place of honor in this new issue of Effet Majeur. What are the three major qualities a slide should have? How much text can we put in? When should we use animations?

Nancy Duarte, an internationally recognized leader in PowerPoint material design, addresses our questions.  

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Communicate your data

As part of your job, you have to produce or use figures. Representing visually this data may allow your audience to make choices or understand trends. Because these figures are meaningful.

Stephen Few is a specialist in quantitative information communication. As the author of numerous works on information design, he gives us advice to design effective tables and graphs.

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Effet Majeur N°7 - Charisma and leadership

What is charisma? How to develop it? This month we welcome in Effet Majeur a man who wrote speeches for 5 presidents of the United States. As a Professor of Communication and Leadership and a writer of numerous books on this thematic, James C. Humes shares his vision of charisma with us. 

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Effet Majeur N°6 - Advice for your posters

Scientific posters have the place of honor in this new issue of Effet Majeur. Layout, title, style: what are the qualities required for a poster to meet its objectives? In addition, we suggest you take a poster assessment test within a few seconds.

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Effet Majeur N°5 - Stress at work

Occupational stress is at the heart of this new release of Effet Majeur.

What are the origins of occupational stress? How can we protect ourselves? Patrick Légeron, a psychosocial risk specialist, is answering us.

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Effet Majeur N°4 - Creativity

How to make your creativity sessions successful ?

Our guest is Médéric Gillet, co-writer of the book « Leading a creativity session ».

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Effet Majeur N°3 - Site visits

How to promote your research activities among your visitors ?

Our guest is the communication manager of an R&D site of EDF. Every year, he welcomes hundreds of visitors and shares this experience with us.

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Effet Majeur N°2 - Technical writing

Scientific and technical writing is at the heart of this new issue of Effet Majeur.

Our guest is Michael Alley, a recognized international expert in this field.

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Effet Majeur N°1 - Convince in 3 minutes

Showing their innovation in « 3 minutes flat », that was the challenge our guests had to face.

How to be clear and punchy in so little time? These innovative project owners unveil their manufacturing secret.

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