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Beyond Bullet Points: Using PowerPoint to tell a compelling story that gets results, Fourth Edition by Cliff Atkinson

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6Thinking Like a Storyboard

In this chapter, you will:

  • Transform your script into a storyboard with preliminary backgrounds.

  • Write out the words you’ll speak during the presentation.

  • Review the three guidelines for storyboarding.

When you complete the Beyond Bullet Points (BBP) Story Template, you have in hand a focused and coherent story that sets the foundation for all your slides. Your story is so clear that even if your technology fails during your presentation, you have the security of knowing that you can present using only a printout of the story template as your guide. But of course, you’ll want to use graphics in your presentation, ...

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