Bullets Kill People: Building Effective Presentations

Bullets Kill People: Building Effective Presentations

Slides can destroy. Slides can invigorate. Slides can shape the mood of your audience and bend it at will. Effective communication is a pivotal component of a success. Be it presenting at a user group, assisting with a Sales demo, or simply justifying to your boss the purchase of IDE upgrades, you will give a presentation in your career. But the effectiveness of your presentation is not just about being well-spoken and having a prepared outline; the quality of a slide deck has as much impact on a presentation as the quality of the speaker. Learn to harness this power; use it to tell your story effectively, persuasively, and leave your audience inspired.

Author:
Jay Harris
Problem Solver | Arana Software
jay@aranasoft.com | www.aranasoft.com
www.twitter.com/jayharris

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Jay Harris

May 03, 2013
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  1. bullets kill people B U I L D I N

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  2. did you know?

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  6. day Parker, I. 2001. Absolute PowerPoint: Can a software package

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  8. at a loss of $376,000,000

  9. what do we do ?

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  11. focus audience on the flickr.com/photos/hackny/

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  13. tell story a flickr.com/photos/nics_events/

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  17. cohesion structure through

  18. frame

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  25.  21”  21’ fontsize proper

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  28. usable space 45%

  29. usable space 100%

  30. branding templates support cohesion and

  31. Contrast

  32. recognition instant of important visual elements

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  47. create a scene

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  51. interpretation influences of data

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  56. hierarchy

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  58. primary idea secondary idea secondary idea primary idea secondary idea

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  59. whitespace

  60. congestion

  61. isolation

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  64. reduce rehearse

  65. •Climb a tree! •Build a tree house! •Tie a tire

    swing to a strong limb! •Sit in the shade on a hot day! •Play games like hide-and-seek!
  66. •Climb a tree! •Build a tree house! •Tie a tire

    swing to a strong limb! •Sit in the shade on a hot day! •Play games like hide-and-seek!
  67. •Climb •Tree house •Tire swing •Shade •Games

  68. It’s good to have a tree! flickr.com/photos/ken_mayer/

  69. vigorous writing is concise

  70. make every word tell image chart tell

  71. bullets kill people A P R E S E N

    T E R ’ S G U I D E T O B E T T E R S L I D E S
  72. jay@aranasoft.com @ j a y h a r r i

    s # b u l l e t s K i l l P e o p l e
  73. thank you @ j a y h a r r

    i s # b u l l e t s K i l l P e o p l e