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Many PowerPoint presentations are dreadful. But that doesn’t mean that yours have to be. Capturing ideas in the taglines of slides can go a long way towards improving the quality of your presentations. Yale’s Edward Tufte, a preeminent specialist in data visualization, vehemently criticized PowerPoint presentations, noting that it “promotes a cognitive […]
Designing an effective presentation is hard to do but has a high return. Here are a few ideas to help you do it.
Chances are that you’ll have to present material. A slide deck can be two things: a visual support for your message during the presentation and a stand-alone record for it that can be distributed. During the presentation, slides are a visual support helping you to communicate your message and facilitating its […]
Most of us use PowerPoint as a business communication tool, so good slide design is essential. Here are a few ideas to prepare high-impact slides. Present one idea per slide. Your slide is your unit of reasoning and argumentation; have just one idea per slide. If it’s a complex idea, […]