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Archive for June 2nd, 2011

5 Golden Rules of Speaking to Promote Your Business, Without Turning Off Your Audience – Rule #5 – Don’t Use the Default Format in PowerPoint.

I was preparing for a presentation for the Atlanta Chapter of the Society for Technical Communications.  The name of the presentation was “How NOT to Give a Boring Technical Presentation.”  (Brief side note – what was I thinking with that title! It’s like presuming that I was NOT going to be boring!  Talk about a higher standard!  …But I digress.)

 

I tweeted the question, “What makes a presentation boring.”  @Mitch_Willis replied, “PowerPoint presentations!  As soon as I see powerpoint, my eyes start to …

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