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Death by powerpoint

This is a presentation that I have made that I hope will prove useful. I had a lot of fun making it and I think your audience will benefit tremendously from it's content.

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Death by powerpoint

  1. P O W E R P O I N T D E A T H B Y Ian Trimble
  2. – P E T E R N O R V I G ( G O O G L E ) “PowerPoint doesn’t kill meetings. People kill meetings. But using PowerPoint is like having a loaded AK-47 on the table: You can do very bad things with it.”
  3. Approximately 350 PowerPoint presentations are given every second around the world.....
  4. and approximately 99% suck.
  5. P O W E R P O I N T I S N O T T H E P R O B L E M
  6. It's you
  7. 9 1 %
  8. So....... What can I do?
  9. Tell A Story
  10. Begin with the Narrative Compare & Contrast
  11. I N F O R M AT I O N O V E R L O A D
  12. 3 FACTORS
  13. ! P U R P O S E
  14. Y O U R A U D I E N C E
  15. Y O U R A U D I E N C E
  16. Y O U R S T Y L E
  17. Engage Your Audience
  18. U S E B O L D I N G A N D C O L O R F O R E M P H A S I S
  19. – S T E V E J O B S "People who know what they’re talking about don’t need PowerPoint"
  20. S H O W Y O U R PA S S I O N
  21. You're Audience Knows When You Don't Care
  22. W O R K I N G W I T H I M A G E S Q U A L I T Y M AT T E R S B I G G E R I S B E T T E R M AT C H C O L O R S , S T Y L E S A L I G N C A R E F U L LY
  23. S I M P L E D E S I G N R U L E S
  24. An Extra Slide is
  25. D O N ' T D O T H I S • Here I am writing down every word that I am going to say aloud when I give the presentation. All the text taking up space on the screen is going to make it really difficult for people to listen and to read everything at once, even though they are the same thing.
  26. O N E P O I N T P E R S L I D E
  27. Be A Merciless Editor
  28. F E W M AT C H I N G C O L O R S
  29. Don't Cause Eye Damage
  30. P H O T O S , N O T C L I PA RT
  31. I S K I N G
  32. K N O W Y O U R S L I D E S
  33. “ T E L L T H E M W H AT Y O U ’ R E G O I N G T O S AY, S AY I T, T H E N T E L L T H E M W H AT Y O U S A I D . ”D O N ' T
  34. D O N ' T U S E $ ! * # & F O N T S !
  35. TA H O M A M I C R O S O F T S A N S S E R I F A R I A L V E R D A N A C O U R I E R N E W T I M E S N E W R O M A N T R E B U C H E T M S L U C I D A C O N S O L E C O M I C S A N S ! ! A R E $ ! * # & F O N T S
  36. Why do People or make fonts TOO BIG TOO SMALL
  37. W H I T E S PA C E I S A G O O D T H I N G
  38. AV O I D T O O M A N Y S P R E A D S H E E T S
  39. 0 25 50 75 100 Only Use Charts When Necessary
  40. S P E N D T I M E R E H E A R S I N G . A N D A G A I N . A N D A G A I N .
  41. • An outstanding 1 hour presentation can take 30 hours or more of prep time.
  42. I F Y O U R E A L LY N E E D N O T E S , U S E P R E S E N T E R V I E W.
  43. M O V E A R O U N D
  44. U S E B U L L E T P O I N T S S PA R I N G LY
  45. PowerPoint is NOT the only game in town.
  46. A P P L E K E Y N O T E
  47. P R E Z I
  48. P O W T O O N
  49. L E T ' S R E C A P. . . . . M I S TA K E S T O AV O I D : L A C K O F P R E P E R AT I O N N O T E N O U G H V I S U A L S L O W Q U A L I T Y U G LY S L I D E S T O O M U C H I N F O
  50. Have A Backup Plan
  51. I N S U M M A RY Concise Effective Presentations Are: Clear Make effective use of visuals
  52. D O N ' T K I L L Y O U R A U D I E N C E
  53. D O N ' T B L O W T H E E N D I N G
  54. YOUR AUDIENCE WILL REMEMBER THE ENDING
  55. – E D WA R D T U F T E ( YA L E P R O F E S S O R ) “Power corrupts, PowerPoint corrupts absolutely.”
  56. I promise to never kill anyone with my presentation again. ........................................................... (you sign here)
  57. 8/5/2015
  58. Speech Coach / Web Design @itrimble trimblewebdesign.com

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