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Beyond Bullet Points, 3rd Edition by Cliff Atkinson

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Chapter 1. The Perfect PowerPoint Storm

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL:

  • Witness a Beyond Bullet Points (BBP) presentation that made headline news.

  • See how BBP works in a real-world practical application.

  • Get a sense of the potential impact you can make with BBP.

EVERY SUMMER, the residents of Angleton, Texas brace themselves for the possibility that a fearsome hurricane might bear down on their Gulf Coast town near Houston. But nothing could prepare them for the hot and humid July day in 2005 when a different kind of storm hit their quiet town of 18,000 people. The doors of the old gray county courthouse in the town square opened to a flood of television crews who crowded the hallways looking for a place to film. A group of newspaper reporters surged into ...

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