4. Mastering the equipment
What’s in this chapter for you
‘I used to be really scared of the equipment I used in a presentation. I could never relax – What happens if the lap top freezes? What if the projector bulb blows? What if no one can see the chart or if the whiteboard’s too dirty.’
– Mike Collins, MD of an engineering firm
This chapter is for anyone who thinks of machinery as the enemy. It’s also for those who can’t see that presentation equipment is really to help not hinder the event.
Using a laptop and projector
One of the most common pieces of equipment used in presentations is the projector connected to your laptop. Basically, ...