ARE YOU A
POWERPOINT
?
OFFENDER
AUDIENCES
WITH SLIDES
LIKE THIS
DO YOU
ABUSE
?
MAYBE YOU’RE
NOT REALLY
MAYBE YOU CAN BE HELPED.
EVIL,
JUST
A LITTLE
IGNORANT.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S WRONG
WITH THIS SLIDE?
HINT: WHAT WILL THE
AUDIENCE DO WHEN
THEY SEE THIS SLIDE?
□ APPLAUD?
□ SQUINT?
□...
WHAT ABOUT THIS ONE?
WHAT WILL THE
AUDIENCE DO?
□ CARE?
□ IGNORE YOU AND
READ THE SLIDE?
□ GROAN?
□ NAP?



WHAT WILL THE
AUDIENCE DO?
□ BUY YOUR
PRODUCT?
□ WONDER WHY YOU
HAVEN’T HAD THE
COURTESY TO MAKE
THIS LEGIBLE?
□ SQUINT?
□...
IT’S ABOUT YOUR
AUDIENCE,
NOT
YOU.
MAYBE
YOU SHOULD
GET
HELP
!
IF YOU DON’T GET THIS,
ppt|craft
PowerPoint design
and construction for
serious business
presentations
ppt|craft
PowerPoint design
and construction for
serious business
presentations
NOTICE
The example slides in this
presentation are real. They
were easily found (with dozens
of comparable slides) on the
...
ppt|craft
pptcraft.com
konrad@pptcraft.com
© 2013 MSRI
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Are you a PowerPoint offender?

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Are you a PowerPoint offender? Do you abuse your audiences?
You need to get help. Now.

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Are you a PowerPoint offender?

  1. 1. ARE YOU A POWERPOINT ? OFFENDER
  2. 2. AUDIENCES WITH SLIDES LIKE THIS DO YOU ABUSE ?
  3. 3. MAYBE YOU’RE NOT REALLY MAYBE YOU CAN BE HELPED. EVIL, JUST A LITTLE IGNORANT.
  4. 4. DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS SLIDE? HINT: WHAT WILL THE AUDIENCE DO WHEN THEY SEE THIS SLIDE? □ APPLAUD? □ SQUINT? □ CHECK EMAIL/TEXTS/ FACEBOOK? □ BEGIN TO DISLIKE YOU?   
  5. 5. WHAT ABOUT THIS ONE? WHAT WILL THE AUDIENCE DO? □ CARE? □ IGNORE YOU AND READ THE SLIDE? □ GROAN? □ NAP?   
  6. 6. WHAT WILL THE AUDIENCE DO? □ BUY YOUR PRODUCT? □ WONDER WHY YOU HAVEN’T HAD THE COURTESY TO MAKE THIS LEGIBLE? □ SQUINT? □ FEEL ACTUAL PAIN? AND THIS ONE?   
  7. 7. IT’S ABOUT YOUR AUDIENCE, NOT YOU.
  8. 8. MAYBE YOU SHOULD GET HELP ! IF YOU DON’T GET THIS,
  9. 9. ppt|craft PowerPoint design and construction for serious business presentations
  10. 10. ppt|craft PowerPoint design and construction for serious business presentations
  11. 11. NOTICE The example slides in this presentation are real. They were easily found (with dozens of comparable slides) on the first two pages of a Google search with “filetype=ppt” as the only criterion.
  12. 12. ppt|craft pptcraft.com konrad@pptcraft.com © 2013 MSRI

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