Archive for March 26th, 2013

As a presenter, I have noticed that audiences are sending a clear message.  They.  Hate.  PowerPoint.  (sigh.  or keynote.  or whatever.)

Len Mozzi


Here is a simple chart, from friend and colleague Len Mozzi, clearly explaining the direct relationship of the number of bullet points in your slides to the chance that someone will scream.

I knew this was true, and recently have been doing an  experiment.  I go one or two slides into the presentation, then blank the screen and actually talk with the audience, rather than talk to them.

After about 5 minutes, I note that the if the discussion does not continue, we will go back to the slides.

We never go back.



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