40 PowerPoint hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Yup, we are looking at PowerPoint today. I LOVE PowerPoint. There are so many wonderful things you can do with PowerPoint and the software really does allow you to be incredibly creative. 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. How to Prevent PowerPoint overload by Cliff Atkinson. There’s no excuse for bad PowerPoint.

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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. If your organisation does not have standard themes there are lots that you can use online and via PowerPoint.

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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. If your organisation does not have standard themes there are lots that you can use online and via PowerPoint.

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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. Rather than a master file with all of the PowerPoint slides consider creating (hopefully not you, but your assistant or virtual assistant) a master index that is search-able.

A Bright Tip on powerpoint

Business Writing

PowerPoint 2007 – How To Manage Movies In Powerpoint

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These are the basics in formatting movies in PowerPoint 2007. PowerPoint 2007 unfortunately doesn’t let you add movies from a DVD to a presentation normally.

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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!

PowerPoint 2007: Slide Library

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PowerPoint 2007 | How To Show Markup And Review Comments

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You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO SHOW MARKUPS AND REVIEW COMMENTS IN POWERPOINT Follow the following steps to Show markup and review comments in PowerPoint 2007.

PowerPoint 2007 | How To Hide The Sound Icon

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In the task pane on the right side of the PowerPoint 2007 screen, enter one or more keywords to search for sound clips. H ow to hide the sound icon in PowerPoint 2007 (PDF) As always, let us know if there are things you need help with.

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PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

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Powerpoint 2007 | How To Delay Start Of Movie

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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

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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. You might need to do some formatting on Powerpoint, since it only allows for so many rows.

Powerpoint 2007 | How To Add A Footer To A Slide

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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. It seemed like the guy was trying to fit the phone book on each of his Powerpoint slides. I have a confession to make. I love going to conferences.

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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. Meetings Productivity Microsoft PowerPointImage by Marshall Astor.

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

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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.

Virtual Assistant Business - What the heck is this?

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Microsoft Word Meetings Productivity Job Seeking Microsoft Access Microsoft Outlook Research Prioritize Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Travel Customer ServiceImage by cogdogblog. U nfortunately, I got let go from my job due to restructuring and am looking for work now.

PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

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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? Google Drive has a presentation feature, Microsoft offers PowerPoint through Office Online or Office 365. started blogging in 2004.

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58 Ways to Mastery in Everyday Life

Dumb Little Man

It could be anything - write, swim, sell, be a mother, be a father, make PowerPoints, juggle, ski, be a loving partner or it could even be to become an expert in your field of study. Do you want to master something in your life?

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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

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Information Evernote focus keynote powerpoint presnetation speaking The following is a guest post by Ryan McRae. Ryan is the founder of masterpresenting.com , a blog dedicated to creating courageous presenters. He has spoken all over the world, including Afghanistan.

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Being a Good Helper May Be Bad for Your Career

On The Job

They are the ones who help an organization cope with change -- and you're certainly never going to have the time to do that if you're organizing a PowerPoint for someone else.

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Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

Practically Perfect PA

For instance, PAs could sign up for courses that would allow them to give internal training on software such as PowerPoint.

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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. Nowadays, most presentations are given with PowerPoint or similar digital supports.

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. Creating stunning new content regularly is a hell of a task, I know. Are you plagued by the same concerns? Low on time to create converting content?

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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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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). We have set up a Career Portfolio Photo Album in our photo gallery with pictures of administrative professionals showcasing their portfolio as well as pictures of examples of what these administrative professionals are putting in their own portfolios.

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). Do you know how to create a presentation that grabs your audience and keeps them hooked althroughout?

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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. If your organisation does not have standard themes there are lots that you can use online and via PowerPoint.

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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.

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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. For example: typing a 40-slide PowerPoint presentation: two hours, provided all the material is complete.

How to Present Complicated Information That Anyone Can Understand

On The Job

Many of those who work with complex information believe it can’t be done, and hence we have the mind-numbing, jargon-riddled, overloaded PowerPoint presentations that do little to engage or inform.

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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

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. We have become very dependent on PowerPoint," he says.

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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. The post How to Manage the Rush Jobs appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

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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. Mobile has become the way in the daily operations of both our personal and business lives. It is increasingly important to know how to work productively from anywhere, anytime.

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When To Use A Colon In Your Business Letter Greeting

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