Why Most PowerPoint Presentations Stink... And How to Be Sure Yours Don’t

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 1pm ET           Duration: 90 minutes

Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the most used and most loathed pieces of software in today’s workplace. It’s the go-to tool for 99% of the businesspeople who need to make proposals and communicate ideas. But if you ask people their opinion of most PowerPoint presentations, they’ll tell you how boring, ineffective or plain bad they usually are.

What are the presenters missing? Why are they using this powerful tool so ineffectively? (more details below)


WHY ATTEND

The problem is that most business people learn PowerPoint in about 30 minutes and then declare themselves proficient. They then spend the next 10 years using that same basic skill set over and over. No wonder so many of us are guilty of "death by PowerPoint."

Join author and presentations coach Rick Altman as he shows you how to avoid the mishaps and mistakes that derail your message and undermine your credibility. This energetic and interactive webinar reveals how easy it is to fall into the trap of creating annoying and useless slides, and more important, how rewarding it can be to break out of that mode and create truly engaging presentations.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This session will show you how to:

  • Avoid the “cram-it-all-in” obsession
  • Use animation and motion without annoying the audience
  • Prevent PowerPoint from making you look stupid (it happens … a lot)
  • Effectively present bullet point lists without sounding robotic
  • Turn presentations into “conversations” that keep listeners engaged
  • Get out from under your slides and begin truly sharing your expertise
  • Design slides that actually support and reinforce your key points
  • Connect with your audience so your message is understood and remembered

                    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

                    Rick Altman has been creating content and delivering presentations since before Microsoft introduced PowerPoint. He has authored 15 books on presentations and graphics, including his current work, "Why Most PowerPoint Presentations Suck...and how you can make them better." Altman's work takes him front and center with the user community, where he works regularly as a consultant on content and message creation, presentation design, and delivery.

                    He is the host of the Presentation Summit, now in its 11th season (www.PresentationSummit.com). The conference attracts up to 225 presentation professionals from all over the world for four days of workshops on technique, design, message, and delivery.

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