how ad(d)ing the right words adds up

how ad(d)ing the right words adds up

Last week, we suggested thinking of each slide not as a mini-brochure jam-packed with text but rather as an ad – or even a billboard. This, we argued, would ease the burden of communication, which has been made so much more difficult by having to do most of it online....
THE ROLE OF IMAGES

THE ROLE OF IMAGES

Everyone knows the importance of images. Be it one’s one self-image or the image one projects in different environments based on role-playing and need. In presentations, images are often used without clearly understanding the role they play and the need they fulfill....
H is for Handouts

H is for Handouts

In a working environment where soft copies are in, and hard copies passé (not to mention frowned upon for being a waste of paper) – what relevance can handouts continue to have? That’s the topic we’d like to address in this post. The first question that comes to mind...
 A PICTURE IS WORTH…

 A PICTURE IS WORTH…

Having acknowledged the importance of words and improving the word-power of your PowerPoint presentation over the last few posts, today we will acknowledge the wisdom of the well-known saying: “A picture is worth a thousand words”… However – and this is...
SLOW AND STEADY MAKES YOU PRESENTATION-READY

SLOW AND STEADY MAKES YOU PRESENTATION-READY

Picture this: It’s Friday. You’re on top of all your deadlines. Everything is going well. You’re looking forward to the weekend. And then, just as you’re getting set to punch-out, your boss informs you that you need to make a very important presentation at 10...