I know it’s a matter of taste, but I have been stripping all the bling out of my PowerPoint slides and using incredibly simple designs.
Entries Tagged as 'Slide style'
October 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Apple Keynote, Communication, PowerPoint, Simple design
June 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Bad PowerPoint, Communication
I received an RSS feed today with the title Who says technical presentations can’t be engaging? and I got quite excited. The one thing that always bothers me about medical, technical and scientific presentations is that they tend to be a bit boring. They are generally data-heavy with loads of graphs and charts, and they [...]
June 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment · PowerPoint, Presentation Zen
I have just spotted a fantastic presentation by Alexander Osterwalder with a very zen-like approach to getting your message across. Astonishingly he uses 135 slides in the deck which you would imagine is way too much – but it works perfectly. Watching presentations like this is like a breath of fresh air but writing slides [...]
May 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Apple Keynote, Communication, PowerPoint, Presentation skills
I saw a question from someone who has the same anxiety as me – how to design great scientific slides that have enough content to keep them interested but not overwhelmed.