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Beyond Bullet Points, 3rd Edition by Cliff Atkinson

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Chapter 5. Planning the Rest of Your Slides

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL:

  • Write the headlines for the rest of the slides of the body of your presentation.

  • Distill your ideas to their essence.

  • Prioritize your ideas, and put them in a meaningful sequence.

THE HEADLINES you wrote for Act I will prepare the working memory of your audience for the crucial first few minutes of a presentation by orienting, interesting, engaging, motivating, and focusing them. Although you might have made quick work of planning these first five slides, things get much more challenging as you plan the rest of the slides in the body of your presentation.

And Now Presenting…Act II

Although you face difficult challenges and have hard choices to make when you create the body of your ...

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