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How to Make an IMPACT: Influence, inform and impress with your reports, presentations and business documents by Jon Moon

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Chapter 5. Slides: Slides that inform and influence

  • How to do slides so people remember your messages

  • Great alternatives to bullet points – a reminder of ideas from other chapters

  • Getting the audience to listen to you, not read your slides

  • Presenter’s props – if you have fewer bullet points, how will you remember what to say?

  • For the bullet points you want to keep: how to do them better

  • Doing better handouts

 

People talking without speaking, people hearing without listening.

 
 --Simon and Garfunkel, ‘The Sound of Silence’

You’re presenting your six-point action plan at a get-together of senior managers. Or maybe you’re presenting your new investment proposal to the board. Or you’re pitching for a new account, one you’ve been stalking for some time, and ...

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