Putting Together a Presentation
Fine words butter no parsnips, as they say (no, they really do), so it’s time to start slapping up a presentation. Roll up your sleeves (if your sleeves are roll-up-able), crack your knuckles (if your knuckles are crackable), sit up straight (if your spine is straightenable), and we’ll begin.
It’s All About the Slides
The heart (and possibly even the soul) of any presentation is the collection of slides that comprises the bulk of its content and that serves as both the focal point and the organizing structure of your talk. The slides are the bridge between your audience and yourself. Building an effective presentation consists mostly of creating and organizing slides, which in turn involves four things:
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