HackYour
Slides
FASTER.
BETTERDECKS,
Quick  &  Dirty  Tips for
A    short  deck  by  :  Eugene  Cheng
It’s no secret that we love riveting presentations.
Building one is
another question entirely.
Here’s how to do it with less pain.
ALWAYSHAVE
APLAN
1
AMPLE
TIME
Always give yourself
to get it done.
YOURSCHEDULE:
No  Access
To  Computer
No  Access
To  Computer
No  Access
To  Computer
Computer
Access
1 2
3 4 5 6 7
Deadli...
No  Access
To  Computer
No  Access
To  Computer
No  Access
To  Computer
CONTENT CONTENT
CONTENT DESIGN DESIGN
1 2
3 4 5 6 ...
How much time
do you really need?
SeehowlongItook
Tomakethisdeck.
2
REPURPOSE
AVAILABLERESOURCES
Why do more work
than you have to?
Re-use slides from before.
& Tweak to match.
That was based off
an existing slide.
Ikeepalibraryoffreephotos
tosavetimeonimagesearches
Someshots,
Itookmyself.
OthersfromFREEphotosites.
3
DONEISBETTER
THANPERFECT
My  Talk
YOURPRESENTATION
is  in  less  than  a  week
Give the Presentation?
Or Give Up?
PERFECTION
is  a  myth
If you pursue it, you’ll never get it done.
GOODENOUGH
is  not.
Get here, before you strive further.
HALFASSWHOLE
BEATSFULLASSHALF
4
HalfAnUmbrella
won’tkeepyousheltered
You can still brave the rain
with this one.
Presentations
are no different.
PICKYOUR
PRIORITIES
5
Structure
Start End
Structure
BEFORE THE MEAT
Start End
Focus  on  the
Important Bits
Opening #1
#2
#3 #4
#5 #6
#7
Opening #1
#2
#3 #4
#5 #6
#7
Structure
Transitions
DETAILSARE
DESTRUCTIVE
6
TEMPTATION
tofiddle.
RESISTTHE
Time
Quality
EXPERT
GOOD ENOUGH!
THIS!
We want efficiency, not everyone gets the details.
USEACONSISTENT
PROCESS
7
BRAINSTORM OUTLINE
STRUCTURE
STORYBOARD DESIGN
Start
End
This works
for me.
So, I use it
all the time.
Find something that
works for you,
& Follow that process
consistently.
INCASEYOUFORGOT.
HAVEAPLAN
REPURPOSERESOURCES
DONE>PERFECT
PICKYOURPRIORITIES
DETAILSAREDESTRUCTIVE
USEACONSISTENTPROCESS
...
WANTMORE?
GET20%OFF
the Udemy Course
when you create a new account.
Coupon Code: SHARE20
Limited Time Only:
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THANKYOU!
For  Listening
Incase you haven’t seen these yet.
Other stuff I’ve made.
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You and I have wasted enough time on PowerPoint Presentations. It's a necessary evil, but there are much better ways to approach it. Based off a talk I gave @ APTS. Enjoy!

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Quick & Dirty Tips for : Better PowerPoint Presentations Faster

  1. 1. HackYour Slides FASTER. BETTERDECKS, Quick  &  Dirty  Tips for A    short  deck  by  :  Eugene  Cheng
  2. 2. It’s no secret that we love riveting presentations.
  3. 3. Building one is another question entirely.
  4. 4. Here’s how to do it with less pain.
  5. 5. ALWAYSHAVE APLAN 1
  6. 6. AMPLE TIME Always give yourself to get it done.
  7. 7. YOURSCHEDULE: No  Access To  Computer No  Access To  Computer No  Access To  Computer Computer Access 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Deadline 8 WEEKEND WEEKEND Computer Access Computer Access Computer Access Computer Access Noteyourschedule.
  8. 8. No  Access To  Computer No  Access To  Computer No  Access To  Computer CONTENT CONTENT CONTENT DESIGN DESIGN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Deadline 8 REHEARSE REHEARSE &Splitaccordingly. YOURSCHEDULE:
  9. 9. How much time do you really need?
  10. 10. SeehowlongItook Tomakethisdeck.
  11. 11. 2 REPURPOSE AVAILABLERESOURCES
  12. 12. Why do more work than you have to?
  13. 13. Re-use slides from before. & Tweak to match.
  14. 14. That was based off an existing slide.
  15. 15. Ikeepalibraryoffreephotos tosavetimeonimagesearches
  16. 16. Someshots, Itookmyself.
  17. 17. OthersfromFREEphotosites.
  18. 18. 3 DONEISBETTER THANPERFECT
  19. 19. My  Talk YOURPRESENTATION is  in  less  than  a  week
  20. 20. Give the Presentation? Or Give Up?
  21. 21. PERFECTION is  a  myth If you pursue it, you’ll never get it done.
  22. 22. GOODENOUGH is  not. Get here, before you strive further.
  23. 23. HALFASSWHOLE BEATSFULLASSHALF 4
  24. 24. HalfAnUmbrella
  25. 25. won’tkeepyousheltered
  26. 26. You can still brave the rain with this one.
  27. 27. Presentations are no different.
  28. 28. PICKYOUR PRIORITIES 5
  29. 29. Structure Start End
  30. 30. Structure BEFORE THE MEAT Start End
  31. 31. Focus  on  the Important Bits
  32. 32. Opening #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7
  33. 33. Opening #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 Structure
  34. 34. Transitions
  35. 35. DETAILSARE DESTRUCTIVE 6
  36. 36. TEMPTATION tofiddle. RESISTTHE
  37. 37. Time Quality EXPERT GOOD ENOUGH! THIS! We want efficiency, not everyone gets the details.
  38. 38. USEACONSISTENT PROCESS 7
  39. 39. BRAINSTORM OUTLINE STRUCTURE STORYBOARD DESIGN Start End This works for me. So, I use it all the time.
  40. 40. Find something that works for you, & Follow that process consistently.
  41. 41. INCASEYOUFORGOT. HAVEAPLAN REPURPOSERESOURCES DONE>PERFECT PICKYOURPRIORITIES DETAILSAREDESTRUCTIVE USEACONSISTENTPROCESS 1 2 4 5 6 7 HALFASSWHOLE>FULLASSHALF3
  42. 42. WANTMORE?
  43. 43. GET20%OFF the Udemy Course when you create a new account. Coupon Code: SHARE20 Limited Time Only: Click here!
  44. 44. THANKYOU! For  Listening
  45. 45. Incase you haven’t seen these yet. Other stuff I’ve made.

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