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Presentation Zen Tips

  1. Keep it simple (one idea per slide)
  2. Limit bulletpoints and text (maintain white space)
  3. Limit transitions and animation
  4. Use high-quality graphics (most clip art does not qualify)
  5. Have a visual theme

and above all, consider your audience

More presentation tips from Garr Reynolds

(Some) Principles of Slide:ology

  • Listening and reading are conflicting activities. Listening and viewing go together naturally.

  • The audience should be able to process each slide's message within three seconds.

  • Take time to translate ideas into images.

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