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Dont Blame PPT
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Dont Blame PPT

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Great Slide deck by ClearPreso, putting the blame for bad presentations where it belongs.

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  • 1. Don’t BlamePowerPointIt’s just a vehicle
  • 2. Don’t BlamePowerPointIt’s just a vehicle…That is often driven poorly
  • 3. In a car crash it is nearlyalways the driver who isto blame
  • 4. NOT the vehicle itself
  • 5. But when it comes tobad presentationspeople are quick toblame PowerPoint
  • 6. Some misguided peopleeven start politicalpartiesagainst it
  • 7. This is stupid.
  • 8. This is stupid.Really Stupid.
  • 9. A PowerPoint deck is notthe presentation
  • 10. A PowerPoint deck is notthe presentationPowerPoint is a vehiclefor your visual aids
  • 11. Your presentation is yourmessage and yourinformation.It takes hours of carefulcraft and consideration
  • 12. Your PowerPoint is yourvehicle to communicatewell thought out andcomplementary visualaids.
  • 13. PowerPoint isn’t “evil”
  • 14. PowerPoint isn’t “evil”It’s neutral
  • 15. We don’t think of othercontent vehicles in thesame way…
  • 16. For Example…
  • 17. Outlook & Gmail arenot to blame forcrappy emails
  • 18. It’s your annoying Boss and his inability to be concise I write a damn fine email :-)
  • 19. It wasn’t the physicalvinyl records that madethe Beatles awesome
  • 20. It was their music, creativity & the hard work that went with it
  • 21. George Orwell wasn’tfamous because he choseto write on paper…
  • 22. It was his stories, writing style & insights
  • 23. It isn’t your phone’s faultthat your conversationsucks
  • 24. It’s just that your friend is a really boring guy!
  • 25. Blaming the vehicle/medium in any of thesecases would be
  • 26. Absurd
  • 27. It is the content & howit is delivered that isimportant
  • 28. NOT the vehicle usedto do it
  • 29. As a presenter you need tobring your audience from
  • 30. As a presenter you need tobring your audience from Mental Point A
  • 31. As a presenter you need tobring your audience from Mental Point A To Mental Point B
  • 32. You should use whatevervehicle works for you
  • 33. The audience don’t see…
  • 34. The audience don’t see…
  • 35. The audience don’t see…
  • 36. The audience don’t see…
  • 37. They see a screen…
  • 38. Tell a good story andmake effective, thoughtfulvisuals and they won’tknow or care whatsoftware you used
  • 39. Concentrating on thevehicle, rather than theroute cango badly…
  • 40. What’s more…
  • 41. It’s a freakingLAZY excuse
  • 42. The worst thing aboutthe PowerPoint blamegame is that it distractsfrom the real issue
  • 43. Laziness
  • 44. By blaming thepresentation softwarewe take focus off thereal problem
  • 45. Lazy Users
  • 46. We absolveusers of any realresponsibility
  • 47. We absolveusers of any realresponsibility Are you calling me LAZY!
  • 48. Hell YEH!We absolveusers of any realresponsibility Are you calling me LAZY!
  • 49. The reality is that makingbad presentations is auser-choice
  • 50. Makingbulletpoint filledslides is a choice
  • 51. This…
  • 52. Was a choice
  • 53. This was a choice
  • 54. Yep…
  • 55. A choice
  • 56. You can use PowerPointas an autocue, butagain thatis a choice
  • 57. You can choose toignore great books like
  • 58. Poor usage of thevehicle is a choice.
  • 59. Like with a car, you canchoose to driverecklessly
  • 60. You can choose to driveto the wrong place
  • 61. And you can choose toignore the maps…
  • 62. But that isn’t thecar’s fault
  • 63. So…
  • 64. Let’s focus on what reallymatters
  • 65. Let’s focus on what reallymatters the Presentation
  • 66. And send the vehicleblame game to thescrapheap
  • 67. If you agreethen whynot spreadthe word
  • 68. Check out my site @ www.clearpreso.comOr click here to send me a tweet! @clearpreso

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