At last, we have some scientifically rigorous evidence to show that slides full of bullet-points don’t work. The research is the work of Chris Atherton, a cognitive psychologist. Chris recently delivered a presentation at the Technical Communication UK...
You’ve read Presentation Zen and Slideology and you’re convinced about the benefits of using visually-engaging PowerPoint slides when you present. But everyone else in your organization stubbornly sticks to the bullet-point slides. How can you persuade...
There are three books which have ushered in and defined the PowerPoint Revolution. If you can only buy one, which one should you buy? Here’s my analysis of the three books and my recommendation. Cliff Atkinson was the pioneer with Beyond Bullet Points. The...
In my last post, I gave some basic advice on PowerPoint slide design. Now let’s add some elegance. 1. When you add text to a photo, make sure it is easy to read. You can add a mask (a rectangle of partly transparent colour) between the text and the photo. In the...
I am not a designer. I was awakened to the possibility of improving the design of my PowerPoint slides by the Presentation Zen blog. Since then I have observed and analyzed examples of good design, even read some design books – and of course read the...
Got an important presentation coming up and:
You have so much content that you can't figure out what to leave out?
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Can't figure out your theme?
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In this video-training series (plus workbook with transcripts) you’ll learn:
The three things you must know BEFORE you begin to tackle your fear of public speaking
Why the positive-negative thought classification doesn’t work for fear of public speaking
The two powerful self-talk tweaks that can make an immediate difference.
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