Monthly Archives: May 2014

 

Basic Powerful PowerPoint Tips

Less is MoreThe fewer words used on a slide the impact they have. Learn to bullet point your key messages and that way they will have a greater emphasis on the screen. An example, rather then showing; “We are number 1 in sales for 2009” it would be more impactful to display; “Number 1”. This […]
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More Powerful PowerPoint Tips

A Picture is Worth a 1,000 Words Consider incorporating more pictures into your presentation. Aided with the web and digital cameras there really isn’t a reason why you can’t have current and impactful pictures to prove your points. I’m not talking about your company’s template, that’s not a picture. Seek out and or create pictures for […]
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Be The Expert

If you come across to the audience as an expert then your material takes on an elevated degree of credibility. Couple this with looking confident and you will have a winning presence in front of the audience. Here are three simple ideas that allow you to increase the audience’s perception of your expertise: Introduction. Write your own […]
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Fear of Speaking | Three Step Approach

Here are three seemingly simple steps that will make you appear and sound more confident. It should be as easy as 1… 2… 3… Step 1 Slow DownWe have all seen it, the presenter approaches the microphone. This individual has a reputation for being knowledgeable, charismatic and informed. Sure enough, the leader makes his or her presentation, […]
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Death by PowerPoint

I’m sure you’ve seen it before, ‘Death by PowerPoint’. It’s fast becoming the normal format for presentations and it’s killing off empathy and putting audiences asleep every time. The biggest reason for it is thus: The presenter reads from a comprehensive set of notes, the same notes appear as the slideshow and the same set of notes is […]
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