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Rank the things that annoy you most about presentations Rank the things that annoy you most about presentations
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Here is a very important slide with a very important heading ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Here is a very important slide with a very important heading ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],Presenter uses full sentences instead of bullets on the slides
Here is a very important slide with a very important heading ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],45.4% 45.4% Presenter uses full sentences instead of bullets on the slides
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WHY DO PRESENTERS INSIST ON  MAKING THEIR PRESENTATIONS INTO AN EYE TEST  FOR THE PEOPLE AT THE BACK OF THE ROOM?
WHY DO PRESENTERS INSIST ON  MAKING THEIR PRESENTATIONS INTO AN EYE TEST  FOR THE PEOPLE AT THE BACK OF THE ROOM? Using text that is too small to read easily
WHY DO PRESENTERS INSIST ON  MAKING THEIR PRESENTATIONS INTO AN EYE TEST  FOR THE PEOPLE AT THE BACK OF THE ROOM? 45.0% 45.0% Using text that is too small to read easily
TOP 3 PEEVES Source: D. Paradi,  Visual Slide Revolution , n=406 67.4% 67.4% Reads slides Reads slides 45.4% 45.4% Sentences Sentences 45.0% 45.0% Tiny text Tiny text
But I’m such an expert on my subject that the look-&-feel of my talks doesn’t matter! But I’m such an expert on my subject that the look-&-feel of my talks doesn’t matter!
Good luck with that approach … Good luck with that approach …
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