Archive for the Bullet Points Category


Friday Fun: PowerPoint Comedy

On Fridays I like to post something fun on my blog, as well as on social media. Today I’ll share with you one of my favorite humorous videos on YouTube from comedian Don MacMillan, with “Life After Death by PowerPoint”. While his routine is hilariously, over-the-top funny, there is also some seriousness to what he […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Text on Slides

I recently heard someone describe the great new solution they had created for avoiding bullet points on their PowerPoint slides:  acronyms! I’ve read online articles with other suggestions of putting the text into quote bubbles instead of in bullet points. While both of these ideas are creative and an interesting change from bullet points,  they don’t necessarily […]

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7 Ways to Replace Bullet Points

If you’ve been reading some of my blog posts, you may be starting to think, “I’m willing to experiment a little and try presenting without bullet points. But what do I put on my slides?” Below you’ll find 7 simple techniques you can use to create strong visual slides that communicate your message sans bullets. […]

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Looking at pictures as a presentation tool

This week’s blog theme is how to use visual images for more effective presentations.  To start us off thinking along those lines, here’s a very well made, very short video. Notice how many of the slides above don’t even contain any words at all.  Yet the message is very clear, like in the slide of the […]

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