Technology changes every year. As a result, a good presenter needs to change as technology changes as well. In this episode, we cover seven of the best PowerPoint tips and tricks. If you want to avoid Death by PowerPoint, this episode can be a great help.

Just as an FYI, though, these seven tips are best-practices for in-person, live presentations. If you happen to be delivering a webinar or video, stay tuned for the next post. The design process for webinars is quite different than in-person speeches. In fact, some of the tips I give here will actually be exactly opposite of tips for webinars.

Mini-Course Lessons.

Mistake 1 – Don’t Write Your Presentation Word-for-Word
Mistake 2 – Designing Your PowerPoint Slideshow First
Mistake 3 – Relying on Notes
Mistake 4 – Asking for Critiques from Friends/Coworkers
Mistake 5 – Practicing Alone
Mistake 6 – Videoing Your Presentation and Reviewing It Alone
Mistake 7 – Cognitive Dissonance
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