Leaders no longer have the luxury of letting others communicate for them. Many things go into successful communication, among them understand how and when visuals can facilitate your message. This presentation introduces some of the practical aspects of design and the concept of the experience of communication. The goal is to develop an awareness of the multi-sensory aspects of communication, such as the use of visuals, environment, timing, body language, and style. These elements are important if you want to make a meaningful connection with an audience. A meaningful connection is necessary if you want to influence people.