Best slide ever; Issue #200 December 15, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: Best slide ever While I was at the PowerPoint Live conference in October, I was interviewed by Ron Galloway, who is doing a documentary film on PowerPoint. Here’s how he describes the film: “Regarding Powerpoint” will attempt to put the program’s...

Sequence of Information matters; Issue #199 December 1, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: Sequence of Information matters Research by Michael Posner reported in John Medina’s book Brain Rules shows why the typical sequence of information is not helping our presentations be as effective as they could be. I’ve been sharing this with my...

Issue #198 November 17, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: More results from the Annoying PowerPoint Survey Note: the latest survey results can be found here. I’ve already reported on what audiences find most annoying based on the survey completed by 548 people. The text overload epidemic continues and the...

Issue #197 November 3, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: Top Ideas from PowerPoint Live I’m back from PowerPoint Live and today’s tip is about the top ideas I learned while at the conference. First off, the conference is changing its name. It is now known as The Presentation Summit, reflecting the evolution...

Issue #196 October 20, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: Results of the Fourth Annoying PowerPoint Survey The message from my biennial survey of what annoys audiences about bad PowerPoint presentations is that audiences are fed up with the overload of text on slides and how that text causes presenters to...