Presentations and that creature called PowerPoint

UPDATE (7-17-06) – Here is an exhaustive list of links to excellent websites and blogs on presentations.

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7-11-06 – I have put together a few of my favorite resources. This is a work in progress. Stay tuned.

A good (short) blog post on the pros and cons of using slides in presentations. A longer detailed discussion: “PowerPoint Presentations: the good, the bad and the ugly“.

Edward Tufte has done wonderful work on helping people improve the visual quality of presentations. The title of his article on PowerPoint is self explanatory: “PowerPoint is Evil“.

Do NOT miss this: A brilliant take on what Lincoln’s Gettysburg address would have been like had it been presented on PowerPoint. And the author’s “Making of“.

By Richard Brisebois

I help companies develop their leaders. I help managers develop themselves and their teams.
Richard Brisebois is a leadership development professional who has worked with 7,000+ managers, leaders, and business owners in 40+ countries, from Fortune50 executives to SME business owners and tribal leaders. He specializes in designing and facilitating leadership development programs as well in team coaching.