Archive for the Humor Category


Creating Easter Egg Graphics in PowerPoint

Here are some quick ideas for creating graphics in PowerPoint. Many people don’t think of PowerPoint as a graphics software, but it is actually a pretty good tool for designing visual images. As an example, you can easily create an Easter egg, using the oval shape and stretching it until the proportions look good to […]

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Friday Fun with PowerPoint

Since I referenced Don McMillan’s videos in my slideshow that I wrote about in yesterday’s blog post, I thought I’d go ahead and share 2 versions of his video with you today.  They really are pretty funny, in a wild and crazy sort of way. The 1st version is older and shorter. See my comments […]

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Friday Fun: Hilarious Marketing Professor!

Set in the context of a marketing class, this very short video shows great examples of how to use humor when things go wrong in a presentation. This instructor is also very wise in using humor to keep his students actively interested in his class.  Of course, we don’t see enough of the class to know […]

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Friday Fun: Presentation Skills Coaching Satire

In this hilarious video, a presentation coach confronts an executive about the poor quality of the slides he just used in a staff presentation.  The executive defends his slides, saying, “My slides served to provide me with an essential crutch to reduce my fear of drying up.  Isn’t this the true purpose of PowerPoint: creating the […]

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