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  • Introductions
  • Effective Communication With PowerPoint

    1. 1. Effective Communication With PowerPoint Lisa A. Sisco Richard Miscovich Johnson & Wales University
    2. 5. The Principles of Rhetoric applied to PowerPoint create dynamic and innovative presentations.
    3. 6. PROBLEM #1: No Audience Focus
    4. 14. Plan Your Strategy Plan Your Strategy
    5. 19. CARELESS SLIDE DESIGN Problem #2:
    6. 20. Avoid Templates, Bullet Points, Distracting Animation and Clip Art
    7. 22. Bread, Inc. <ul><li>Who we are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A hands-on, artisan company that provides staple sustenance produced from simple ingredients assembled with traditional methods and baked in appropriate technology. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In business for 6,000 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitive advantage: high profile role in transubstantiation case (led to more committed partnership with the fermented grape juice industry). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Survived recent low-carb trend and emerged stronger with a renewed sense of purpose. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 27. <ul><li>Too Much Information </li></ul><ul><li>Too Much Information </li></ul><ul><li>Too Much Information </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul>
    9. 32. <ul><li>Too Much Information </li></ul><ul><li>Too Much Information </li></ul><ul><li>Too Much Information </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul>
    10. 33. Think Creatively about content
    11. 34. This . . .
    12. 35. Length in Years of Major U.S. Military Involvement
    13. 36. Or this . . .
    14. 37. As of February 2007, The Iraq and Afghan Wars have already lasted longer than either the American Civil War, World War I, World War II or the Korean War.
    15. 38. Use Vivid Examples
    16. 43. Avoid SGPs (Stupid Generic Photos)
    17. 47. Problem #3: Poor Delivery
    18. 50. Tell a Story
    19. 51. Be Yourself
    20. 52. Practice . . .
    21. 53. Practice…
    22. 54. Practice.
    23. 55. And be prepared
    24. 57. Appropriate Technology And a low tech backup.
    25. 58. “ The way to get people to pay attention is to communicate in a way that connects with their sense of humanity .” --From why business people speak like idiots
    26. 59. Effective Communication With PowerPoint <ul><li>Lisa A. Sisco, [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Miscovich, [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Johnson & Wales University </li></ul><ul><li>© 2007 </li></ul>

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