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August 27, 2020 41 mins

What’s the one thing every successful presentation should have? Find out in this week’s episode where I speak with Graphic Designer and Technical Guru Adriana Boring. We discuss the finer points of budgeting, the importance of the message and content, what skills and traits make for the “ideal graphic designer,” and hear the one piece of advice this seasoned graphics tech has for all presenters.

Adriana Boring


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Terri Walters

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Event Yak


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Moonfish Production, Ltd.



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Episode 20 By the Numbers:

00:00 | Terri Walters

Meet Adriana Boring: Graphics Op, Co-founder & Owner, Hummingbird.


02:49 | Terri Walters

GRAPHICS – where the rubber hits the road.


04:27 | Adriana Boring

How I got hooked on graphics.


07:10 | Terri Walters / Adriana Boring

Freelancing keeps you young!


08:23 | Terri Walters

What’s makes an ideal graphic designer? The art of talking three languages: Creative, Tech, and Client-Speak.


10:34 | Terri Walters / Adriana Boring

Creative and tech skills are givens, but grace under fire will carry the day.


13:28 | Terri Walters / Adriana Boring

Hummingbird – the backstory, the chemistry, and creating a stress-free, graphics-capable road model for events. Show ready in 20 minutes!


18:38 | Adriana Boring / Terri Walters

Content is (still) king – don’t lose sight of the most important thing … THE MEETING MESSAGE.


22:45 | Terri Walters / Adriana Boring

The COVID Crash – harsh realities, business adjustments, and new opportunities.


28:53 | Terri Walters / Adriana Boring

Designing for a the new virtual world – a steep learning curve, challenges and unknowns.


35:20 | Adriana Boring

My single best piece of advice to presenters – rehearse, rehearse, rehearse.


37:06 | Terri Walters

What is the ONE THING (or two or three) every presentation should have?



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