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November Lab - Design for Non-Designers


November 14, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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The Sovereign at Regent Square
3233 West Dallas (Give valet #223 for parking – $10 charge)
Houston, TX 77019

Whether you’re crushing it on a big conference stage or showing your brilliance in the boardroom, this is the time to dazzle your audience. Whatever your reason for needing a killer presentation you’ll want to design it in a way that will electrify and enlighten the crowd with a moving, persuasive, masterfully designed presentation.  In this workshop, Mona will show you how to design slides that will inspire your next audience and get them to champion your ideas.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to design slides that don’t suck without a degree in graphic design 
  • The importance of themes, colors and fonts
  • How to find breathtaking images that you can use with confidence
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of ClipArt (mostly don’t)
  • The must have programs that will take your slides from crappy to killer without breaking the bank.


Bonus – for attendees only: Bring your own laptop and a presentation you’re currently working on and Mona will give you some tips in class that can set your presentation on fire!! A word of caution though – She won’t pull any punches, she truly wants you to be successful so be ready for honest and sincere feedback. 

About Mona:

Mona Vogele is a classically trained musician, former radio DJ, and a veteran leader and trainer from Southwest Airlines whose speaking engagements, consults, and teachings ring with a fervent message that leadership isn’t just about spearheading an operation…

Because you first have to strike a chord before you can lead a march.

Relationship – to work and each other – is the ultimate fundamental. To neglect its importance implies a strange expectation that you can pack the house and then bring it down with an incredible performance without rehearsal, sound check, and knowing your band. 

Strong leaders know who needs a bass drum and who needs a snare. They know who’s off pitch and why. They know how to take a song from just an idea to #1 on the charts. Mona’s work is about that discernment. Because those who have it possess the freedom to fine tune where necessary.

And in doing so, they rewrite the score.


6:30 – 8:30 pm  Lab Program

Valet Parking:  Once parked, visit the concierge and say that you are attending a meeting on the 8th floor in the board/dining room. Take the elevator to the 8th floor. Turn right out of the elevator and walk all the way to the last door and you will see the board/dining room on the left.   Give valet #223 for parking.  $10 charge.



$25.00 Lab Registration - Member

$45.00 Lab Registration - Non-Member