Powerpoint. Once a blessing for public speakers, business executives and high school teachers alike, it has since been so overused that 21% of people “would rather do their taxes than face PowerPoint,” according to a SlideRocket survey.
One of the biggest killers of any presentation is an overload of graphics and text. Think of a presentation you have seen that was full of terrible image...
Glossophobia. No, it’s not the fear of glossy surfaces – it’s a more common fear: public speaking.
Addressing a room of people, hoping to impress them, educate them, or merely hold their attention can be a daunting process. Yes, it takes practice, but observing talks from some of the best speakers in the world shows you what makes a truly engaging presentation (hint: it isn’t Powerpoint)
For many of us, digital presentation used to begin and end with Microsoft PowerPoint. It was utterly ubiquitous – it seemed like every board meeting, conference or university presentation saw that familiar combination of slide templates.
The problem is that delivering a presentation will often require you to WOW your audience - something that the familiarity of PowerPoint will always struggle with.