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40 PowerPoint hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Yup, we are looking at PowerPoint today. I LOVE PowerPoint. A PowerPoint file size can be too large to upload or email.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Powerpoint Presentations

Ian's Messy Desk

You would think in this day and age of Garr Reynold and Presentation Zen , Seth Godin and Really Bad PowerPoint or Cliff Atkinson and Beyond Bullet Points , there would be no excuse for poor quality PowerPoint presentations. The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint by Guy Kawasaki. Nine Steps to PowerPoint Magic by Seth Godin.

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high. This is the first question to ask.

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Creating a PowerPoint Presentation Fast by Organizing All of Your Presentation Slides - Even if you have 1000s

Productive & Organized

  1 - How to Organize When You Have Slews of PowerPoint Slides.   Embed YouTube Videos in Your PowerPoint to Save Disk Space. If you would like to see a quick tutorial, check out this great short video I found on how to embed your videos into your PowerPoint.   Use the PowerPoint Slide Master. Any tips?/

Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates!

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates! By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 10, 2008 Filed Under: MS-PowerPoint D o you want to change the way your Microsoft PowerPoint templates look? There is a great and simple way to add a new look to your templates in PowerPoint. Presto change-o!

PowerPoint 2007 – How To Manage Movies In Powerpoint

Admins4Admins

These are the basics in formatting movies in PowerPoint 2007. Most are. That’s the truth. Why not make it stand out? This is part 1 of 2.

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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. Make PowerPoint presentations in just minutes, not hours.

PowerPoint 2007: Slide Library

Admins4Admins

Very easy once you get the hang of it. As always, let us know if there are things you need help with. Or click Browse to locate the Slide Library.

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PowerPoint 2007 | How To Show Markup And Review Comments

Admins4Admins

Share this on Linkedin Tags: changes , comments , markup , powerpoint , presentation , slideshow Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking.

PowerPoint 2007 | How To Hide The Sound Icon

Admins4Admins

In the task pane on the right side of the PowerPoint 2007 screen, enter one or more keywords to search for sound clips. Digg this!

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PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

Admins4Admins

In Normal view, click the movie frame on the slide. How To Hide A Movie Frame (PDF) As always, let us know if there are things you need help with.

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Powerpoint 2007 | How To Delay Start Of Movie

Admins4Admins

Share this on Linkedin Tags: format , movie , powerpoint , presentation , slide , slideshow Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking.

How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 30, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word P eople often ask me, "How do you copy a table from Word into Powerpoint?" Open Powerpoint and click on File, then select New, then Blank Presentation.

Powerpoint 2007 | How To Add A Footer To A Slide

Admins4Admins

Share this on Linkedin Tags: footer , powerpoint , presentation , slide Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking. Digg this!

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Managing Meeting Meltdowns: Technology Edition

Professional Assistant Blog

Y ou have an important meeting to set up and you've prepared the handouts and the PowerPoint presentation on your boss' laptop. uh-oh!

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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. Acoolsoft PPT to Video (paid). Website: [link].

The 3 Simple Ingredients to a Successful Conference

Dumb Little Man

Unending powerpoint presentations. The speaker was bad enough, but the Powerpoint was even worse. I have a confession to make.

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Virtual Assistant Business - What the heck is this?

Professional Assistant Blog

Image by cogdogblog. U nfortunately, I got let go from my job due to restructuring and am looking for work now. This was the bad news.

PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

Admins4Admins

How to Breathe New Life into Old Blog Posts

Tips From T. Marie

Yes, I’m talking PowerPoint (or Keynote if you’re a Mac). Don’t have PowerPoint or Keynote? started blogging in 2004. The slideshow.

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58 Ways to Mastery in Everyday Life

Dumb Little Man

Do you want to master something in your life? I mean, do you want to do something so well that you could do it in your sleep? To want to expand.

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Do Customers Know Your Lingo?

Business Writing

I needed to wake up early to put finishing touches on my PowerPoint slides, Email TipsLast 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.

The Art of Rapid Presentation Creation

Productivityist

Information Evernote focus keynote powerpoint presnetation speaking The following is a guest post by Ryan McRae. Usually it’s both. Sounds good.

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Being a Good Helper May Be Bad for Your Career

On The Job

The reason, of course, is that by taking such action you will garner the notice of higher-ups. Hold on. Just make sure you don't go overboard.

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Why print is still important in business presentations

Practically Perfect PA

In the 25 years since its launch, PowerPoint has become the most popular presentation aid, holding 95% of the presentation software market.

Advanced Tips and Hacks To Help You Reuse Old Content for More Traffic

Dumb Little Man

Let Your Powerpoint Presentations Do Some Magic. I’m assuming you’d have created at least a few presentations (Powerpoint, or any other) in the past couple of years. I strongly advise you to check out LifeHack’s list of top 10 suggestions to create stunning PowerPoint presentations. Are you plagued by the same concerns?

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How to create an assistant handbook

Practically Perfect PA

Best practice guides to support your team needs, this can be anything from minute taking to PowerPoint guides, business development support; 4.

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7 Ways To Create a Presentation that Captures Attention

Dumb Little Man

Here are some tips for creating a presentation: use the same fonts (San-serif fonts are generally the best for PowerPoint presentations).

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Creativity In Your Career Portfolio

Office Dynamics

Here are some cool things that other admins have done with theirs: • Set up a virtual career portfolio in Google Docs to use when applying for jobs outside of their state (in PowerPoint form). If you have an innovative idea, please email it to us to be added to the album. Personality assessments. Share here in the comments section

The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

If you are anything like me, the new year brings a lot of soul searching and a nostalgic look back at the 12 months past. But where to start?

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The ultimate guide to designing presentations

Practically Perfect PA

As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high. This is the first question to ask.

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How to Analyze Your Audience

Ian's Messy Desk

You don’t fire up PowerPoint and start creating slides. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

Fifteen minutes later another manager comes by looking for last-minute help with a PowerPoint presentation. Thanks for visiting!

How to Present Complicated Information That Anyone Can Understand

On The Job

Well, they do – and you can. So how do you present complicated information that anyone can understand? Just as you would any other information.

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How to Give a Dynamite Team Presentation

On The Job

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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Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

Office Dynamics

Take advantage of the free mobile app versions of Microsoft Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. It’s all in the apps. Microsoft.

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5 Essential Tools And Apps To Build Your Early Startup

Dumb Little Man

Is the PowerPoint file I am looking at the latest version?” Apps for startups are very useful (and can even be crucial) for new companies.

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What Submariners Can Teach You About Doing the Job Right

On The Job

The plan may look good on PowerPoint or in the boardroom, but it doesn’t translate well.” Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, father of the nuclear U.S.

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How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

Fifteen minutes later another manager comes by looking for last-minute help with a PowerPoint presentation. Have a chart of common task times.

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Captivate Business Conference Guests With Their Own Devices

Small Business CEO

You want to storm out in disgust. But you have to soldier on. This frustration is magnified tenfold for conference planners.