Posts Tagged power point presentations


Whose story do they want to hear?

  Storytelling is such a hot business skill right now. Contently.com published an article recently that was titled, “This Will Be the #1 Business Skill of the Next 5 Years.” Of course they have a vested interest in making that claim since the company promotes itself as “The Storytelling Platform” and claims to help the […]

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Do you have a Clear Purpose for your Presentation?

What is the purpose of your presentation? You need to be clear about what you want to accomplish with your presentation. Then your next step should be to make sure that your talking points and your slides are all designed to help you reach your goal. While your presentation goal or purpose is specific and […]

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Secrets for Great Slide Headlines!

Since we’re trying to minimize the amount of text on the screen (so the audience can focus on listening to the presenter instead of trying to read and listen at the same time), it is very important to make your slide headline meaningful and effective. The typical titles that most people use on their slides […]

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What to Use Instead of Bullet Points

In my last post, I explained some reasons why bullet points are not effective on screen during a live presentation.  In the way they are commonly used, bullet points on presentation slides actually interfere with audience comprehension of the information being presented. Here are 3 alternatives for slide design without bullet points: 1.  Pictures PowerPoint […]

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