I remember the presentation well—but for all the wrong reasons.
The keynote speaker at a well-known conference had decades of experience, a clear message, great stage presence and a truly cringeworthy presentation. Every other slide featured clip art, stock photos or dancing GIFs.
I don’t remember the message of his presentation, but I certainly remember the larger lesson: what not to do in a PowerPoint presentation.
A live presentation can be a powerful workplace communication tool, but a lot can go wrong. Try these five tips to stay on course and deliver presentations that will captivate your audience:
1. Embed attention-grabbing YouTube videos.