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Why they call it “SHOW and TELL”

How many times have we heard: Can you show me how to do it? Or. I learn better from “one-on-one” workshops. Or. Google it. (originally it was “Go look it up … Continue reading

2017-03-27 · Leave a comment

Basic PowerPoint template or customized?

There are many levels of PowerPoint templates. The free & basic template you find on the web, or within the software itself. Sometimes it may be enough for you. Most … Continue reading

2016-10-19 · Leave a comment

4:3 or 16:9 ratio for your slides?

What does 4:3 and 16:9 mean? It describes the dimensions of a screen in width and height. For every 4 inches of width on the screen there is a corresponding … Continue reading

2016-07-26 · 1 Comment

Writer Jill Hilderman from Nimble

Say what you mean. Tell stories. Use visuals. Less is more. Know your audiences; how to reach them. Make the call to action. And the list goes on! Strategic communications … Continue reading

2016-05-04 · Leave a comment

PowerPoint fonts substituted? — Not if you do it this way

All those wickedly weird fonts we so love… All those wickedly weird and beautiful fonts you can obtain online are great for jazzing up your PowerPoint presentation. Used sparingly of course. A … Continue reading

2016-02-10 · Leave a comment

High Visuals & Limited Text

A friendly reminder about the 80-20-10 rule: Your audience will retain 80% of what they SEE. Your audience will retain 20% of what they READ. Your audience will retain 10% of … Continue reading

2015-12-15 · Leave a comment

PowerPoint tips series have moved…

I have moved the PowerPoint tips and tricks series back to the website. Please update your links on your custom PowerPoint templates. The blog platform on WordPress makes it quite easy … Continue reading

2015-11-12 · Leave a comment

I do the props — PowerPoint & Prezi

You know your subject matter. I know the ins and outs of PowerPoint/Prezi, graphic design and animation. Together we can turn your event into the memorable one. We should brainstorm together … Continue reading

2015-10-29 · Leave a comment

Results of the 2015 Annoying PowerPoint survey by Dave Paradis

Dave Paradis’ survey results echo what I have been preaching for a while… limited text and better visuals! Leave the data in the notes version, or a handout. Slides are … Continue reading

2015-10-22 · Leave a comment

SWOT slide for Performance Coaching

A step beyond the usual four quadrants used to explain the SWOT analysis concept. Below is the usual matrix used to expand on the four points. Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and … Continue reading

2015-10-22 · Leave a comment