3 Toolbars & Commands You Need: Picture Toolbar Group/Ungroup/Regroup Order Duplicate Shadows Arial Font
4 Reasons to hate PowerPoint 1.The corny clip art that never quite says what you want 2.The same tasteless design templates that everyone else uses 3.The predictable slide layouts 4.The endless sequences of bullet points 5.The distracting animations and transitions 6.The confusing charts full of chart junk 7.The patronizing visualization of simple concepts 8.The logos, headers and footers on every slide 9.The monotonous uniformity 10.The excessive use of text
5 Do you need a slide show? If you don’t need visual aids to make your point, don’t bother. Use visual aids where they enhance your presentation. Use PowerPoint for your audience’s benefit, not yours.
6 Why do you need a slide show? To inform. To teach. To sell. To entertain.
7 Nothing When interacting with the audience. When visuals would not aid understanding.
8 Text When quoting someone. When making a precise statement. When making a reference that the audience might like to note down.
9 Five Ways to Fix this Quote "We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore." -Mark Twain
10 Bullets When stepping through a number of related points (as bullets). When stepping through a sequence (as a numbered list).