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Brilliant Presentation, 3rd Edition by Richard Hall

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Chapter 11 - Technology is here to make us more powerful

PowerPoint is regarded as a critical and brilliant tool by many presenters. Yet opinion about it is polarised – I regard it as a brilliantly useful tool that can focus thinking and enable you to produce, at least, easy-to-assimilate handouts and, at best, swinging slides. Even so, it’s just a tool. This chapter is more about process than anything else. But do remember that if you want the best from your career-shaping presentation then create a relationship with a professional slide designer and marvel at the difference you get between, as it were, your fast food and their cordon bleu cooking.

PowerPoint, friend or enemy?

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