Presentation Design: The Latest Word

Has the world got it yet? Have we all got it that when it comes to presentations – and particularly PowerPoint – that less is more?

Less presentations

Less slides

Less text

Less stuff on the slides

BUT

More thought

More creativity

More images.

Here are the links to the sites of two of the design gurus who are spreading the word.

Nancy Duarte

http://blog.duarte.com/

Garr Reynolds

http://www.presentationzen.com/

Being A Great Presenter

PROJECTION OF PERSONALITY
CREATION OF RAPPORT
DYNAMISM
NATURALNESS
FOCUS
BODY LANGUAGE
GENERAL
FACIAL EXPRESSION
POSTURE
EYE CONTACT
NO DISTRACTIONS
GOOD USE OF GESTURE
LANGUAGE
FLUENCY
ACCURACY
STYLE
SIMPLE TECHNIQUES e.g repetition, rhetorical questions
VOICE
DICTION
VOLUME/PROJECTION
SPEED
EMPHASIS