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The world is full of speeches weighed down with terrible slide decks. Don’t let yours be one of them. This episode, we look at how to make PowerPoint work well for you and your audience — and I make the case for not using slides at all.

Links: Here are the books I mentioned at the end: slide:ology by Nancy Duarte, Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds, and Beyond Bullet Points by Cliff Atkinson.

And here’s an article about why people retain less information when it’s projected onto a screen and read out loud to them.

Music:Upbeat” by John Luc Hefferman and “The 49th Street Galleria” by Chris Zabriskie. Used under a Creative Commons license.

Photo: Arünas Naujokas on Unsplash