Category Archives: Power Point

Use Your Laptop or Theirs?

I’m recently having a discussion with a group where I’m going to do a one hour presentation skills class. They want me to use their tower computer which is situated in the back of the room, in a closed-in cabinet. … Continue reading

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Presenter View in Power Point

If you’ve ever wondered why many speakers still rely on all those bullet points in a presentation, it’s mainly because they don’t know their material. Now there’s a way to show great graphic visuals and still have notes to reference … Continue reading

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Laptops and Projector Settings

I was practicing a speech and noticed that the projector screen picture looked fuzzy and I couldn’t get a clear picture. What I discovered was that I needed to set the laptop resolution to the resolution of the projector. The … Continue reading

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Check Out Your Room Ahead of Time

If you’re speaking a new group in a new setting, one way to be prepared is to visit the location ahead of time and take a few pictures. I’m speaking to a group in the near future and was talking … Continue reading

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Power Point by Dilbert

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Power Point – How It Should Be Done

Lynda. com has a great Power Point course called “Graphic Secrets for Business Professionals.” In actuality, it should be used by everyone planning on giving a Power Point presentation.  For the cost of one book, $25.00 per month, Lynda.com has … Continue reading

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Don’t Compete With Your Background

One of the problems many speakers face is that they think that just because they have a gigiantic screen that they always need to be showing something. Wrong!  There are times when you want your audience focused on the screen … Continue reading

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