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Kill Your Presentation in 12 Steps


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Kill Your Presentation in 12 Steps

  1. your presentation - in 12 steps - KILL
  2. 1 – Completely ignore who is your audience.
  3. or <ul><li>2 </li></ul><ul><li>Use </li></ul><ul><li>b ullet </li></ul><ul><li>p oints </li></ul><ul><li>all </li></ul><ul><li>the </li></ul><ul><li>way, </li></ul><ul><li>losing </li></ul><ul><li>relevancy </li></ul>Do not use bullet points in any way and, instead, write long texts in very small prints that someone will never, ever, be able to read until the end. The need to insert the biggest possible amount of the details reveals the lack of mastery of content by the speaker, who uses the slide as a crutch to support and as a source of consultation for not forget to say everything that needs to be said. Immense paragraphs with endless explanations that could be made orally by the presenter are a great way to make your audience fall into sleep. Technical and detailed explanations accompanied by huge graphs and tables filled with tiny numbers, too, are a perfect recipe to horrible slides. The alignment &quot;justified&quot; aid, even more, making the exercise to read that text a real torture. Well, if you managed to get this far, you may be wondering what is the size of this font that is both demanding such effort in reading, it is the Trebuchet MS 15.
  4. 3 – Use lots of animation and sound effects !
  5. 4 – Use backgrounds that make it difficult to read.
  6. 5 – Create slides mixing
  7. 6 - Use several different “cool” fonts . Use as many as P ossible ! Colorful is so beautiful !
  8. 7 – Use Clip Art .
  9. 8 – Commit errors in spelling, grammar, concepts or data!
  10. 9 – Read the slides.
  11. <ul><li>Sex </li></ul>10 – Approach controversial issues! <ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul>
  12. 11 – B e f unny , whenever you want!
  13. 12 – Re-think the content, during the presentation.
  14. Effective Presentations Questions? Get in touch. Pedro Mello +55-11-9942-6059 [email_address]