Merge Gupta-Sunderji asked me write an article for leaders on "When asking your staff to prepare slides for you, which type of leader are you?" In the article I explain what typical leaders do and what top performing leaders do when requesting slides from their staff. Typical leaders waste a lot of their staff and their own time when preparing presentations compared to the efficient process top performing leaders use. Click here to read the article on Merge's website.
Dave Paradi has over twenty years of experience delivering customized training workshops to help business professionals improve their presentations. He has written nine books and over 100 articles on the topic of effective presentations and his ideas have appeared in publications around the world. His focus is on helping corporate professionals visually communicate the messages in their data so they don’t overwhelm and confuse executives. Dave is one of less than ten people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the Excel and PowerPoint communities. He regularly presents highly rated sessions at national and regional conferences of financial professionals.