EXPLAIN GIVES HELPFUL ADVICE FOR BETTER PRESENTING

February 12th 2011

»The way PowerPoint is used in presentations is a disaster. It should be banned.«

Think about your experience of other people’s presentations. Typically you would be sitting in a room full of people with a speaker at the front trying to convey a message using PowerPoint. Sometimes, they succeed, sometimes they don’t, as the quotation at the top shows – and anyone who has watched a number of presentations can second this. But how is it possible to use PowerPoint effectively for presentations? And what mistakes should you avoid? There are also many questions about how to better emphasize content.