Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

At the Assist Conference a few weeks ago I did a session entitled ‘creating powerful presentations’ I wanted to share the slides and notes with you guys today… Here you go!

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

At the Assist Conference a few weeks ago I did a session entitled ‘creating powerful presentations’ I wanted to share the slides and notes with you guys today… Here you go!

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The 3 Simple Ingredients to a Successful Conference

Dumb Little Man

I love going to conferences. But here’s the problem: it’s incredibly hard to find really good conferences. Unending powerpoint presentations. I can still remember a completely lame presentation I sat through 13 years ago at a conference in Washington D.C.

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Captivate Business Conference Guests With Their Own Devices

Small Business CEO

There’s nothing worse than meticulously planning a meeting replete with carefully crafted PowerPoint slides, handouts, and a speech you worked on for weeks, only to look up and discover that everyone is playing Angry Birds and checking the weather on their devices.

How to Make a Good Impression in Video Conferences

On The Job

Whether you're on Skype interviewing for a job or running a meeting via video conference, it's important to understand that people are, well, staring at you. His administrative assistant quickly moved in to stop the behavior when another conference participant notified her.

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 February, 2010 Wheres the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Some people in the office were trying to get the remote working as we had a PowerPoint presentation coming up and were calling it things like remote thingy , remote slide clicker, wireless mouse so I finally asked, "Does anyone know what the official name for that thing is?" Here we were, professional assistants talking about the thingy for the PowerPoint.

Ground rules for team meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Type of meeting (conference call, face to face etc.). No PowerPoint . Death by PowerPoint is real peeps! During your team meetings do you need people to present on PowerPoint? A really fundamental task for assistants is organising your department team meetings.

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How to Make Great PowerPoint Presentations in Minutes: Advanced PowerPoint - A Webinar

Office Dynamics

We thought that our administrative audience would enjoy the opportunity to become better at making great PowerPoint presentations and since Office Dynamics doesn't typically offer technical training we are sharing with tyou this offering from our friends at Business Management Daily. This is for those of you looking for training in advanced PowerPoint use. Make PowerPoint presentations in just minutes, not hours. Pushing” the outline to PowerPoint. Hello!

Microsoft Powerpoint: The Bumblebee's 3 most useful PPT add-ins

BioTeams

Here I share my 3 most useful Powerpoint add-ins - Acoolsoft PPT to Video, iSpring and PPT2HTML. Like excel add-ins once you install them they become available within the powerpoint menus. iSpring converts your powerpoint presentations into flash videos which you can share on the web.

Do Customers Know Your Lingo?

Business Writing

Last week I presented at the fall conference of the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA), which took place at a lovely resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. I needed to wake up early to put finishing touches on my PowerPoint slides, Email Tips

The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

Similarly, we will also search for specific computer packages or languages or anything else that is a prerequisite for the position: (PA or ‘Personal Assistant’) and ‘PowerPoint’ / (‘PA’ or ‘Personal Assistant’) AND (‘Spanish’).

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How to Give a Dynamite Team Presentation

On The Job

I once was part of a group presentation that was due to get together for the first time at a big conference. The PowerPoint is out of whack with the information being given, and one team member appears to be confused when it's his turn to speak.

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Strategies for Advancing Your Career Outside of Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

She’ll be at the annual Conference for Administrative Excellence this year and she is an absolute wealth of knowledge and insight. For example, if you’re interested in graphic design, offer to redesign a PowerPoint presentation for your executive, or create a new cover sheet for reports. Designed by Freepik. My good friend and fellow expert in the administrative field, Julie Perrine, has a saying that goes something like this, “In admin, you can start here and go anywhere!”.

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Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Marketing material is stripped of sales language, and the info becomes a blog post, which becomes a podcast, which becomes the soundtrack to a video made from PowerPoint slides which becomes a YouTube video which becomes content for the website. Take Your PowerPoint And Give It Power!

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Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

So if you have the opportunity to attend live seminars, workshops, training or administrative conferences, do it! You need to read your handouts and PowerPoint slides after you attend the webinar.

Guest Post: Tips & Tricks for Using Skype for Business

Tips From T. Marie

Video conferences are best planned beforehand. Now, I don’t personally use the Powerpoint, Whiteboard, Poll, or Q&A features that are also presentable so there isn’t much I can say without experience, only that those features are available and might be useful to you. Tips from T.Marie is happy to offer the following guest post by Kathy Finsterle.

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News from Assist Travel

Practically Perfect PA

It can be easy for assistants to justify training on tasks such as Excel or PowerPoint, but you probably spend much more time organising business trips. This year’s conference will take place at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London.

Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

It was an amazing conference. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Experience vs. a university degree part two

Practically Perfect PA

Also attended general Excel/Word/Powerpoint courses. I keep myself refreshed in basic computer skills and attend webinars and conferences on best EA practice, but no formal qualifications.

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Olympic Sports for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Yes we can type up four pages of notes in the next ten minutes, yes we can set up a conference call 30 seconds before the meeting and of course we can put together a PowerPoint presentation for clients you are meeting at lunch even though it is already 12:30!

Olympic Sports for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Yes we can type up four pages of notes in the next ten minutes, yes we can set up a conference call 30 seconds before the meeting and of course we can put together a PowerPoint presentation for clients you are meeting at lunch even though it is already 12:30!

April 22nd - Administrative Professionals' Day

Laughing all the Way to Work

How often I have organized a conference or arranged a Board meeting and after all the organization and planning it goes off without a hitch. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

That's not my job!

Laughing all the Way to Work

If a conference comes up and they are looking for someone to do the registration, we can step in and do that or we can organize it from start to finish. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Why I love my job?

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

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Keep Calm and Carry On

Office Dynamics

I have a 60 slide PowerPoint presentation to “juice” by adding three dimensional effects, color images, and catchy transitions. I have a new principal support to acclimate to the department, a dual monitor installation project, ergonomic equipment to order, logistic planning for an out of state conference in March and 298 electronic documents to analyze for potential uploading into a SharePoint e-room. by Nancy Fraze for Joan Burge. I have a new red mug on my desk.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Office Dynamics

I have a 60 slide PowerPoint presentation to “juice” by adding three dimensional effects, color images, and catchy transitions. I have a new principal support to acclimate to the department, a dual monitor installation project, ergonomic equipment to order, logistic planning for an out of state conference in March and 298 electronic documents to analyze for potential uploading into a SharePoint e-room. by Nancy Fraze for Joan Burge. I have a new red mug on my desk.

Managing your Boss's Inbox

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

I recently met with another administrative assistant and as we were discussing an upcoming admin conference, we started to talk about our role and how we are the do-all and go-to position in our offices. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Self Defense for Admins

The Office Professionals Place

You have to be able to create a PowerPoint presentation, merge a document in Word, or create a report in Excel.

Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

We don't know what we don't know

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

Whose meeting is it anyway?

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

Admin Buddies

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro

Laughing all the Way to Work

Networking at a conference does little good if you never speak with the person after the event. If you meet someone at an Administrative Assistant conference, for example, make sure to follow up with that contact within a week or two after the event.

Dealing in real time.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

A funny thing happened on the way to the office.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!

Colour Coding Works.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010!