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Death by Power Point

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I quick guide to using presentation software more effectively.

I quick guide to using presentation software more effectively.

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  • Hi,
    this is a very nice presentation on presenting!
    if you do send it via e-mail, I'd like a copy, too - it's for the good purpose of preventing my students from making the same mistakes over and over again...
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  • Hi Ryan. thanks for sharing. Could I trouble you to send this via email to lucyhow@yahoo.com. Thank you very much.
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  • 1. Death By Power Point Attributed to Alexei Kapterev
  • 2. 500 Million Power Point Users!
  • 3.
    • 50 million presentations each day
  • 4.
    • 1 million presentations are going on right now!
  • 5.
    • 90% are bad!
  • 6.
    • That's
    • 900,000
    • bad presentations!
  • 7.
    • lots of people are killing each other with Power Point!
  • 8. * Estimate, 2008, Frederick Ryan Lots and lots of people!
  • 9.
    • There’s hope !
  • 10.
    • A cure exists!
  • 11. Research shows
  • 12. Most presentations fail due to…
  • 13.
    •  Meaning
    •  Story
    •  Simplicity
    •  Practice
    LACK OF:
  • 14.
    •  Meaning
  • 15.
    • Download information?
    • Your boss told you to?
    • To make meaning ?
    Why do you present?
  • 16.
    • Meaning creates passion!
    • Passion attracts attention!
    • Attention leads to action !
    Remember!
  • 17.
    • Can’t find the meaning ?
  • 18. Don’t Present!
  • 19.
    •  Story
  • 20.
    • A presentation should tell a story!
  • 21.
    • Structure helps build the story!
  • 22.
    • Beginning
    • Middle
    • End
    Structure means?
  • 23. Begin with 3 or 4 reasons supporting your main point!
  • 24. They won’t remember more anyways!
  • 25. Next
  • 26. Tell your story
  • 27.
    • Create a Flow
    • Stay on Point
    • Build suspense
    • Use transitions
    The Story
  • 28. Finally
  • 29. Tie up any loose ends, and…
  • 30. End!
  • 31.
    •  Simplicity
  • 32. Being simple isn’t all that simple… Remember!
  • 33.
    • Visualize key ideas!
    • Emphasize key points!
    • Impress!
    Power Point helps to:
  • 34. However!
  • 35.
    • Tele-prompter.
    • Handout pages.
    • Data Dump.
    It’s often used as a…
  • 36. 4 Ways to simplify
  • 37. First
  • 38. Don’t load the slide with a lot of information
  • 39. 1-Slide = 1-Point
  • 40. Lots of Points? Use lots of Slides!
  • 41. After all, death and power point slides are free!
  • 42. Second
  • 43. Small Font is really hard to read
  • 44. So,
  • 45. make the font…
  • 46. big
  • 47. Third
  • 48. Lots of colors tend to distract
  • 49. use colors sparingly to emphasize key points
  • 50. Fourth
  • 51. A picture is worth a thousand words!
  • 52. To illustrate…
  • 53. Lets say we had a cat for sale.
  • 54. Cat For Sale!
  • 55. Not very interesting!
  • 56. Maybe we should add a Picture!
  • 57. Cat For Sale!
  • 58. Helpful if you didn’t know what a cat looked like…
  • 59. but
  • 60. still not very interesting!
  • 61. Lets try a photo!
  • 62. Cat For Sale!
  • 63. Get the Point?
  • 64.
    •  Practice
  • 65. Remember...
  • 66. practice makes perfect, so...
  • 67. Give it a dry run…
  • 68. and ask for feedback .
  • 69. oh ya…
  • 70. Don’t forget…
  • 71. always check…
  • 72. The Equipment
  • 73. and
  • 74. The Room
  • 75. before you present.
  • 76. Finally
  • 77. Relax!
  • 78. Now, to…
  • 79. Recap!
  • 80.
    •  Meaning
    •  Story
    •  Simplicity
    •  Practice
    Good presentations have:
  • 81. Thanks! Sorry!
  • 82. Thanks! One more time!
  • 83. Thanks! Okay, last Time!
  • 84. Thanks!