The Presentation School is one of the organizers for this event about presence. I will also be giving a 90 minute session with communications skills training during the day. Hope you can come!!!! The Influential Woman: Learning to Persuade, and Succeed, Every Day at Work (A Women’s Professional Development Event) Saturday, June 21 40 Washington […]
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Last week we started a chart “fix-it” series where we take a chart in dire need of help and then fix it. This is something that we do in our presentation workshops, to synthesize all of the design lessons from the day. Our last chart fixed a “Success Cycle” that wasn’t depicting it’s key message. […]
We at The Presentation School don’t think that PowerPoint is the problem, a lack of visual communications education is the problem. In our workshops, a taxonomy and deeper methodology of creating charts is taught. But in each workshop, there is a section where the learnings of the day are synthesized through analyzing poorly communicated slides […]
“Death by PowerPoint” – Edward Tufte “PowerPoint makes us stupid” – General Stanley A McChrystal Both are pretty famous quotes talking about PowerPoint (or any other presentation software for that matter). And it’s true, a lot of presentations are unpleasant to sit through. But, it’s not because of the software. It’s because of the […]
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