Category: PowerPoint Tips

Common Presentation Mistakes

What NOT to do: Don’t turn off the lights

When you’re sitting in a meeting you know you’re way more likely to switch off or sleep when the presenter turns off the lights so that you can see their slides more clearly.  Watch this 60 second video to learn what you should do instead

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Common Presentation Mistakes

What NOT to do! Don’t think your data sells itself!

An engineer in one of my training programs said to the group (and to me), ‘But I’m an engineer Michelle, I don’t have to be interesting!’ Ahhh! Are you serious? This is a classic misconception! This engineer is not the first person in a program

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PowerPoint Tips

What NOT to do: Don’t freak out when technology fails

https://vimeo.com/425834662 What NOT to do: Don’t freak out if the technology fails in your presentation   We’ve all seen the presenter do the metaphorical tap dance when their technology fails. They embarrass themselves, the audio team (if there is one) and the audience cringes.  

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PowerPoint Tips

Are you guilty of Death By PowerPoint?

PowerPoint is an invaluable, powerful and exciting tool for creating presentation visual aids that transform average speakers into masterful presenters. Or is it? Some slides have been so dreadful and tortuous over the years that the phrase ‘death by PowerPoint’ was coined. Let’s make sure

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PowerPoint Tips

Effective Ways To Present Technical Information

Do you present technical information in your workplace? Are you a technical expert? Do you find yourself presenting at work to gain acceptance of your proposal, gather support for your project or endorsement for your ideas and recommendations? Unfortunately, many technical experts believe that if

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