5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Creating a PowerPoint presentation requires skill, knowledge and creativity. Here are five tips to help you create an engaging and fun PowerPoint presentation.

2020 151

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! Slides should be one of the last things that your Executive focuses on when creating a presentation.

2017 207

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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! Slides should be one of the last things that your Executive focuses on when creating a presentation.

2017 207

10 Tips for Effective Presentation Visuals

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 10 Tips for Effective Presentation Visuals appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. One of the biggest problems in presentations is the overuse of visuals. A useful rule of thumb is one visual for every two minutes of presentation time.

2019 178

Secret Santa presents

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve also had some terrible secret santa presents (one year I got a bumper sticker… I didn’t own a car). The post Secret Santa presents appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

2013 271

The ultimate guide to designing presentations

Practically Perfect PA

This could be for a presentation in front of the board, for other members of staff or a pitch to win new clients. With that in mind, here is my ultimate guide to designing presentations. Slides should be one of the last things that your Executive focuses on when creating a presentation.

2015 214

Presentations: Licensed to kill?

The Small Business Blog

He is quite happy to… Read the full article here: Presentations: Licensed to kill? Funny Business funny funny and true presentation A friend of mine is a Firearms Instructor with the police. Years of training and experience in the field eventually qualified him for the position.

2013 196

Episode 283: Well-Presented with Mike Pacchione


Mike is a speaking expert who helps presenters find their voice on stage. I’ve known make for several years now and I look to him whenever I’m putting a talk or presentation together. 1:44) How much time should someone take into consideration while making a presentation? (3:56)

2020 56

Powerful Presentation Tips

Jen Lawrence

Know Your Audience : Before putting together a presentation, you need to identify the audience. Define Your Takeaways : Know exactly what you want the audience to take away from your presentation. A general guideline for presentations is one slide for every two minutes of content.

2018 72

Secret Santa presents

Practically Perfect PA

Last year I wrote a blog which was full of secret santa present ideas for your office Christmas parties. I’ve also had some terrible secret santa presents (one year I got a bumper sticker… I didn’t own a car).

2014 158

Overcome Your Fear of Making a Presentation

Dumb Little Man

In almost every role in business there will come a time when you will need to make a presentation – but many of us fear that day. Yet being able to make a great presentation is one of the best ways of improving your career prospects. You may have a range of academic and professional qualifications at the highest level and be brilliant at your job, but if you can’t make a good presentation then you are holding yourself back.

2015 219

Presenting The Productivity Toolbox

Simple Productivity Blog

Today I present to you a handy sheet that summarizes everything, with room to add your own favorite tools. The post Presenting The Productivity Toolbox appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. Over the past month we have looked at various productivity methods and when to apply them.

2015 185

Top 5 Tips for Presenting Your Business

The Small Business Blog

That’s why you need to be able to give an effective presentation about your small… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Presenting Your Business on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips pitching presentation

2014 210

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. Unfortunately, people continue to churn out ineffective presentations. Here are some links and resources for improving presentations: Joseph Sommerville provides a list of common presentation sins. Presentation Templates.

How to Present Data to Your Executive

Office Dynamics

This presentation will walk you through three ways to present data clearly and provide three tips to find ways to communicate data-based information for your Executive to get the longer view they need to make good business decisions.

2016 130

Podcast 092: Being present

Clutter Coach

Today’s podcast is about being present. The present is the place where you are okay. If you’re not in the present, you’re missing out. They were living in the present, enjoying each moment on the beach or each new discovery with loved ones. They were in the present, without their stuff, and they were fine. Too much in general takes up your time and energy and takes out of the present moment. by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud

2018 100

More presentations from Assist Travel 2016

Practically Perfect PA

Meetingsbooker.com Presentation at Assist Travel from Practically Perfect PA. Room ex assist travel presentation for Practically Perfect PA from Practically Perfect PA. Unicorn events assist travel conference presentation from Practically Perfect PA.

2016 153

Excellent Presentation Explains Online Talent Marketplaces

Small Business Labs

Andrew Karpie's Online Work Arrangements Platforms  presentation does a great job of explaining the changing ways contingent workers are sourced, engaged and managed by hiring organizations.   He explains all this in the presentation.

2014 194

New Coworking Video; GCUC Conference Presentations

Small Business Labs

  The conference presentations are also available (registration required). Lots of good stuff, including presentations on the changing nature of the economy and work, the important role community plays and lots of cool information on the leading edge of workplace design.

2016 151

Radius Small Business Trends Presentation

Small Business Labs

They just released a presentation on The Most Important Small Business Trends in 2014.   For anyone interested in small businesses and/or small business trends the article and trend presentation are well worth looking at. Radius  is one of the more interesting big data startups.    Using web-crawling technology similar to Google's, they've amassed data on over 27 million U.S. small businesses.

2014 155

5 Key Rules To Create A Killer Presentation

Dumb Little Man

After analysis of hundreds of the most successful lecturers in the world, one can say that there are five important rules on how to create a presentation that is clear, memorable and, most of all, fun. A good presenter is a story teller.

2016 205

Present Like The Pros, With Confidence and Grace

Dumb Little Man

“Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.”

One Little Tip to Remain in the Present

Dumb Little Man

But the great thing is – there is a very simple way to get out, one little tip that guides you back to, and helps you Remain in the Present. The easiest way to come back to the present is to cultivate Gratitude , to cultivate your abundance right now.

2013 286

10 Tips for a Killer Presentation

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 10 Tips for a Killer Presentation Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on July 16, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. It’s easy to compound our innate fear of public speaking by delivering a really bad presentation.

2010 158

First Ever Livestream Presentation!

Office Organization Success

Talking of which… did you catch my first ever Livestream presentation yesterday? Phew… what a busy, busy week over here at Office Organization Success! Now that I’m slowly getting settled again it feels good to be busy and planning out my 2012. It was such fun, and I shared a TON of great content on how you can create your business plan in 3 simple steps. Don’t worry if you missed it… you can get access to the replay — for a limited time only!

2011 130

ITA* Presented Miniopoly: Wow what a showcase!

Practically Perfect PA

On February 4th the ITA* team bought our award winning Little Black Book to life by creating the Ultimate Venue Showcase – ITA* Presents Miniopoly. The post ITA* Presented Miniopoly: Wow what a showcase!

2016 130

Present Participle as Adjective

Daily Writing Tips

As one of our readers tells her students, writers should rejoice in the present participle because it is one of the rarities of English “rules”: one thing they can count on. Unlike its sibling the past participle, the present participle always has the same ending.

2014 108

7 Ways To Create a Presentation that Captures Attention

Dumb Little Man

Do you know how to create a presentation that grabs your audience and keeps them hooked althroughout? It goes without saying that delivering a speech requires the ability to develop and present ideas. Thus, create a killer presentation in an easy way!

2016 281

The Future (and even the present) is Mobile

Small Business Labs

  The presentation has 73 slides covering all things mobile computing. Kudos to the author - Ben Evans - for creating this presentation and making available to the public.

2013 192

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.

2015 141

Own Your Story: Past, Present and Future

Office Dynamics

I’m preparing this post early but when you read this, I’ll have just given my presentation #OwnIt, How to Own Your Story and Win at Life at the Executive Secretary Live in London. Your present , step up and be accountable.

2016 147

7 Tips for a Better PowerPoint Presentation

On The Job

Like most people, I've attended some great PowerPoint presentations, and some truly horrible ones. And while I never did get my new kitchen, I did learn what makes a bad PowerPoint presentation. The biggest key to developing better presentations is to remember that "less is more."

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. I never met her until about an hour before the presentation. By the time the presentation was over, I wish I'd never met her.

2012 195

The Art of Rapid Presentation Creation


Ryan is the founder of masterpresenting.com, a blog dedicated to creating courageous presenters. The task of giving a presentation can overwhelm the best of us. How can you take a step back, create a presentation worth experiencing and not get overwhelmed in the process?

2014 99

Revising with the Present Perfect

Daily Writing Tips

All three facts refer to past events, so present tense is definitely does not belong. Enter the present perfect: William Bradford Bishop Jr., The following item appeared in the column of one-sentence news items on the front page of my morning newspaper: William Bradford Bishop Jr.,

2014 113

3 Common Mistakes When Presenting Quotations

Daily Writing Tips

Because this is not an attributed direct quotation, it should be presented with nonrestrictive construction, indicating that it is merely one of multiple possible sayings: “The old saying ‘What gets rewarded gets done’ is applicable to any business process.”.

2016 107

How to Give the Best Virtual Presentation Ever

On The Job

Giving a virtual presentation to a tech audience has special challenges, but an expert provides tips to overcome any obstacles and give an engaging and informative talk. It’s fairly easy to tell if people aren’t paying attention during your presentation or meeting.

2016 141

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. So how do you present complicated information that anyone can understand?

2014 186

How to Present Your Content

Daily Writing Tips

For the first time, however, I realized that unfortunately, there’s a close analogy between the way many amateur writers present information and the way some well-meaning professionals (or other serious writers) do it. Original Post: How to Present Your Content.

2013 109

Listen and Be Present: An Excerpt from “Guidelines”


Be present and appreciate what you have at this point in your life. ” In Essentialism , Greg McKeown discusses how being present helps you prioritize and identify the most important tasks to work on right now: “When faced with so many tasks and obligations that you can’t figure out which to tackle, stop. Get present in the moment and ask yourself what is most important this very second—not what’s most important tomorrow or even an hour from now.”

2016 54

How Perfect Is the Present Perfect?

Daily Writing Tips

The etymological connection with complete helps in explaining the past perfect (had+past participle) but is not as helpful with the present perfect (has/have+past participle). The present perfect describes two main types of action: 1.

2014 112

Polishing Your Presentation Skills

On The Job

The last time you gave a presentation did you claim that the reason the audience dozed off was because of a stuffy room, too much lunch, or perhaps some weird sleep disorder? One of the biggest mistakes people make when putting together a presentation is that they sit down at their computer and begin writing a speech with long sentences and big words. Your presentation should offer solutions to any problems you present. This is key when setting up your presentation.

2008 100

The Zoomout Chart: How to Stay Present and Motivated


The visual reminder is very beneficial to stay present and engaged, even when you are feeling unmotivated or mentally strained. The post The Zoomout Chart: How to Stay Present and Motivated appeared first on Productivityist. The following is a guest post from Luke Burkey.

2015 98