What’s a Presentation without Visuals?

DeFinis Communications

A few weeks later I walked into a client’s conference room to find an overhead projector. So, when was the last time you used a chalkboard, an overhead projector, a whiteboard, a flipchart, or even no visuals at all?

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Tip: You and your visuals

Pivotal Public Speaking

If you can practice beforehand, do so. This can apply to objects you want to display, the remote control for projecting equipment, the pens for flip charts or overhead projectors or a whiteboard, or to slides or overhead transparencies. During these practice sessions, work out how you will move around the visual supports and equipment. Think about how you will work with the laptop or the overhead projector – standing beside, or behind?

CNBC Calls Google Presenter a Johnson. Was that fair?

Duarte Blog

The newscaster comments the slides were so bad he thought they were done on an old overhead projector, which isn’t true. I think the poor guy just didn’t practice. How important is the launch of a new product?

Bring In Some Quiet Achievers To Ensure Your Presentation Is A Success

Pivotal Public Speaking

If you can practice beforehand, do so. This can apply to objects you want to display, the remote control for projecting equipment, the pens for flip charts or overhead projectors or a whiteboard, or to slides or overhead transparencies. During these practice sessions, work out how you will move around the visual supports and equipment. Think about how you will work with the laptop or the overhead projector – standing beside, or behind?

Bring In Some Quiet Achievers To Ensure Your Presentation Is A Success

Pivotal Public Speaking

If you can practice beforehand, do so. This can apply to objects you want to display, the remote control for projecting equipment, the pens for flip charts or overhead projectors or a whiteboard, or to slides or overhead transparencies. During these practice sessions, work out how you will move around the visual supports and equipment. Think about how you will work with the laptop or the overhead projector – standing beside, or behind?

"There's nothing wrong with PowerPoint - until there's an audience"

Max Atkinson

the first set of templates offered to users positively encourages them to produce lists of written words), but the global epidemic of presentational paralysis that we’re up against was actually spawned much earlier by the misuse of overhead projectors – aided and abetted by a technological ‘advance’ in photo-copying technology.

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Does your credibility improve when you admit ignorance?

Max Atkinson

It was the case of another training consultant running a presentation skills course in which he had criticised one of the participants for failing to switch the overhead projector off and then on again every time he put on another slide. But this particular particular pupil wasn't convinced: ' (he) complained that, when he was in an audience, he found it extremely annoying when speakers kept turning the projector on and off.