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Special Tips for Laptop Presentations

If you are presenting, odds are you are using your laptop either to walk the listeners through content in a small group, or projected on a screen to a larger group, or online when speaking with a virtual group. It’s just how we present these days. But so many people stumble over the technology, which […]

15 Quick Tips for Delivering Slides and Visual Aids

Slide shows getting boring? Next time you get ready to deliver a presentation using slides, review this list and commit to delivering your slides with impact. Decide if a slideshow is really needed. If it adds value to the audience, use it. If you are using it as a crutch, skip it. Don’t just tell. […]

10 Super-Quick Tips to Design Better Slides

10 Super-Quick Tips to Design Better Slides

Next time you open PowerPoint to create a slide deck for a meeting or presentation, remember these super-quick tips to ensure better-looking, better-functioning slides that add visual value to your talk. Highlight key words by bolding, not by underlining. Avoid Random Caps, ALL CAPS, and inconsistencies in capitalization. Stamp out ugly “bumper sticker” boxes. Soften […]

How to Rock your Number-Driven Presentation

How to Rock your Number-Driven Presentation

John was reluctant to present monthly results to his leaders. His heavily chart-laden slides either resulted in sleepy audiences, or in lots of questions, most of them off-topic. What to do? If your presentations are number-heavy, or if you are presenting financial data, you might want to try some of these tips to bring them […]

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