PowerPointPresentations Are they   always  lethal to    your audience?
“PowerPointdoesn’t kill meetings.People kill meetings.                    Peter Norvig, Google Director of Research
Butusing PowerPoint is     like having  a loaded AK-47    on the table:                  Peter Norvig, Google Director of ...
You cando very bad things     with it.”                 Peter Norvig, Google Director of Research
When given a choice –your audience wouldrather:
Remember YOU  Are giving the              Presentation
Not JUST Reading      Slides
PowerPointis best used asa backdrop.  backdrop [ˈbækˌdrɒp]  n1. (origin: Performing Arts / Theatre)  another name for back...
PowerPointis best used asthe Exclamation to yourPoint.
Use PowerPointasbackground music. background [ˈbækˌgraund myo zik] Music intended as an unobtrusive accompaniment to go al...
Pre-PowerPointyou had to say –“Picture this –”
Today with PowerPointwe can illuminate ourwords…
With PowerPointused gently.Humanely.
We can all walk away fromthe conference tablesmiling.
Madeline Gutierrez
PowerPoints. Lethal?  Here's a "How to Make" a More Persuasive Presentation
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PowerPoints. Lethal? Here's a "How to Make" a More Persuasive Presentation

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Persuasive Presentations ~ As an audience member often nothing can seem as Lethal as the PowerPoint presentation.
~ What starts out as an attempt to persuade or educate can often turn into blank stares and drooling.
~ Save yourself, your presentation, and your audience by flipping quickly through this brief.

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PowerPoints. Lethal? Here's a "How to Make" a More Persuasive Presentation

  1. 1. PowerPointPresentations Are they always lethal to your audience?
  2. 2. “PowerPointdoesn’t kill meetings.People kill meetings. Peter Norvig, Google Director of Research
  3. 3. Butusing PowerPoint is like having a loaded AK-47 on the table: Peter Norvig, Google Director of Research
  4. 4. You cando very bad things with it.” Peter Norvig, Google Director of Research
  5. 5. When given a choice –your audience wouldrather:
  6. 6. Remember YOU Are giving the Presentation
  7. 7. Not JUST Reading Slides
  8. 8. PowerPointis best used asa backdrop. backdrop [ˈbækˌdrɒp] n1. (origin: Performing Arts / Theatre) another name for backcloth 2. the background to any scene or situation
  9. 9. PowerPointis best used asthe Exclamation to yourPoint.
  10. 10. Use PowerPointasbackground music. background [ˈbækˌgraund myo zik] Music intended as an unobtrusive accompaniment to go along with or add to the story or to provide atmosphere
  11. 11. Pre-PowerPointyou had to say –“Picture this –”
  12. 12. Today with PowerPointwe can illuminate ourwords…
  13. 13. With PowerPointused gently.Humanely.
  14. 14. We can all walk away fromthe conference tablesmiling.
  15. 15. Madeline Gutierrez
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