The Mentor Group PowerPoint Series#3

Decide on what type of graphics you would like to use and stick to it! Consistency is key. Decide on the theme of your slides and stick with the appropriate graphics. Fun presentations can make use of clip arts and quirky graphics. More formal slides can make use of pictures. Whatever you decide, stick to it. Be decisive and creative.  

The Mentor Group PowerPoint Series#2

Use a color scheme that unifies your theme Visual presentations must be easy on the eyes. Just as much as you don’t like wearing clothes that have mismatched colors, slides are the same way. Use colors that are consistent with your theme. You can go quirky and fun or formal and subdued. Either way, make sure that you tie up your graphics with your theme. Here is an example: By placing colors of the theme in the picture itself using shapes and freeform drawing tools, Continue reading →

The Mentor Group PowerPoint Series#1

Do not let your graphics float! As a trainer, we use Power Point slides for our visual aids. It is expected that when we use these slides, they add value to what we are teaching because they are done professionally. One way of ensuring that our slides are nice to look at is by creating an illusion that the graphics are intentionally placed in their position. A great example of this is cut graphics. We normally place this graphics either to the left or right Continue reading →

Adobe Lightroom CC App: Auto Settings Sample

The Adobe Lightroom CC app provides a handy tool for enhancing pictures taken on a mobile. A free version of the app is available for both iOS and Android devices. In this post, a step-by-step instruction on how to use auto settings for light and colors is provided for transforming the picture to the left to the one to the right. The process starts with taking the picture below. It was close to sunset when the picture was taken. This accounted for the dimly lit background. Continue reading →

Magically Transform Mobile Pictures with Adobe Lightoom CC App

Having clear crisp pictures posted on social media can boost a corporate branding. Posted pictures of activities as they happen can add vividness, color, and drama to the events. The Adobe Lightroom CC app can be a useful tool for enhancing pictures taken from a mobile phone camera. Features can be used to bring life to bland pictures taken. The Mentor Group did a test run on the sample picture below: The auto settings of light and color were applied. The Presets likewise provides options to Continue reading →

Five Problem Solving Quotes

Need some motivation to solve a really tough problem? Read on, The Mentor Group has selected five great quotes which should encourage you to face that problem head-on: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein “All problems become smaller when you confront them instead of dodging them.” – William F. Halsey “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin “Every problem is Continue reading →

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Job Interview Answer Tips

Creating a positive image of yourself is the first step towards passing a job interview. Being able to give impressive responses to interview questions is a crucial step in creating your positive image. Listed below are common questions/ screnario to expect from a job interview and the proper responses to impress your interviewer Question:What are your weaknesses? Don’t Say: I do not have any weaknesses. Do this instead: Provide a real weakness and explain how you will fix it. Example: I’m challenged in using speadsheets, Continue reading →