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Category: PowerPoint

Reasons Why People Reject Ideas

At some point, selling an idea means there’s a chance you may not win. The  client – a loose term I use to define the person who will approve your
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Death by PowerPoint

How to Avoid Death by PowerPoint

Back in the day, “12most.com” used to be a great website boiling down topics into 12 steps, tips or suggestions. One post in particular – “12 Most Pleasant Ways to
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How To Prepare a Presentation in Six Questions

From an earlier post – What’s the secret of a great presenter? – I’m adding more detail on how to prepare a presentation in six questions. Notice the word prepare.
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Should You Ban PowerPoint?

“Ban PowerPoint from our meetings.” Oy, the number of times I’ve heard this phrase working on-site at my clients. On one hand, it is understandable but clichéd. On the other,
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10 Tips To Help Your Audience Listen Better

The day I wrote this article about how to help your audience listen better, I received this e-card with its remarkable message:  I’m only responsible for what I say, not
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Do You Want to Demonstrate Your Intelligence In A Meeting?

If you want to demonstrate your intelligence in a meeting, you have two options. Based on more than 60 workshops and meetings over the past few weeks for a bank
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The Best Keyboard Tips for PowerPoint

When presenting using PowerPoint, I’m a big believer in looking like you’re in control of the technology instead of it controlling you. No matter the keyboard (since they’re always different,
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Writing in PowerPoint

Some days I wake up to a marvellous gift via e-mail. This morning, my friend Hertha sent me this article from The New York Times on the U.S. military and
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Best Business Slides, by Nigel Malone

If you’re looking to spice up your presentations, I offer here some of the ‘best business slides,’ courtesy of brand strategist Nigel Malone. A freelance brand strategist and writer, Malone put
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