10 tips to improve employee development

10 tips to improve employee development

Guest post by Mary Hladio, founder and Managing Director of Ember Carriers Leadership Group U.S. companies, both large and small, spend millions every year on learning and development programs to encourage their employees’ advancement and productivity. But how do you know that these programs work effectively? The Harvard Business Review recently published the findings from a… continue reading »

7 interactive ideas for squashing boring PowerPoint

An interactive PowerPoint is a memorable PowerPoint. It makes the audience sit up and take notice, without letting them slip into idle relaxation. A relaxed audience is a forgetful audience. You want an audience that’s awake, alert, and excited to learn. To do that, you need to borrow a term from Hollywood and add more… continue reading »

New homepage, searchable support center

Redesigned home page and searchable support hub

You may have already noticed the new home page, but you’ll also find a redesigned support hub with a new search system that helps you quickly find the information you need. New Poll Everywhere home page The home page now offers new paths to business, education, and event-specific polling ideas, as well as a more unified visual experience. The… continue reading »

Poll Everywhere's guiding principles

Reflecting on the values that guide us – a rare opportunity

As a team, we haven’t been big on mission statements or sweeping pronouncements of our values. We prefer to show rather than tell. But as Poll Everywhere has grown, our ambition to change presentations has grown. Polling is increasingly being used not just by the most cutting edge professional speakers, but by everyday heroes in… continue reading »

6 word cloud examples created with a live audience

Word clouds are a clever way to reinforce key points from your presentation. They’re typically static images made up of multiple words about a single topic. The size of each word reflects its popularity or importance. Poll Everywhere builds on this idea with dynamic, interactive word cloud activities the audience can contribute to, live, during your… continue reading »

18 icebreaker questions that are more fun with a phone

An icebreaker question is only as fun as its responses. Without responses, all you have is awkward silence and a group of people looking down at their phones – not each other. Coax your participants out of their shells with Poll Everywhere. This audience response system transforms participants’ phones and other devices into interactive presentation… continue reading »