Slide Design Project

Speaker Outine:                                                                                                                       TED Talk: Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action (Sep 2009):

  1. Why do some leaders succeed and others fail?                                                                     – How do Leaders among us achieve greatness?
  2. Golden Circle                                                                                                                                     – WHY are you doing this?                                                                                             – HOW  are you going to complete your plan?                                                           – WHAT  is your organisation selling?
  3. Inside Out                                                                                                                                       – Communicate with the WHY/ Create an Idea                                                       – People buy WHY you do it, they don’t by WHAT you do.
  4. Believe What You Believe                                                                                                         – Inspire others
  5. Link Together                                                                                                                                     – Harmonizing a goal as an organisation, Uniting in Dreams.


I wanted to do a TED talk on leadership and how it brings people together from the start. Leadership education is a very important topic for me as I love getting motivated and inspired by presenters, and love helping other youth find their inner leader. After creating an outline of the speakers points I looked up pictures relating to the message I wanted in each slide. The pictures I choose needed to reflect quality and professionalism in my slide show so I made sure to  choose large pictures.  Then I created sketches (below) of the basic ideas I wanted and obviously changed it a lot later to fit the critiques. I then put it together on power point!



I got a few critiques on Facebook from Chris Betts and Shay Sookhoo pointing out a few errors I had missed.They mostly corrected my mistakes in alignment and a extra font I had overlooked. I also got my slides critiques by Sister Peterson who advised me to fix my typography into a more consistent type and to fix some pixelated pictures.

Link to Talk:

Fonts: Century Gothic ( sans serif) , AR BERKLEY ( script).



3 thoughts on “Slide Design Project

  1. Samantha,
    I really love your slide. It is very inspiring and each image express the message that you want to give to your audience. I love the bright and colorful images that you choose. Your project looks very clean and professional. Awesome job! 🙂
    I invite you to take a look at my project:

    Sophia have a great project too:


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