He is now on his seventh powerpoint slide. Each slide is interesting and well designed.
My neighbor leans in towards me. I lean towards him. He says: “What is this guy telling us again?”
My neighbor fishes his blackberry out of his pocket and gets back to something that seems more important to him: reading random emails. Sadly, this is a common occurrence.
The 4 Vital Questions for Every Slide
Every time you show an audience a Powerpoint slide, the audience needs you to answer 4 Vital questions:
- “What is this?”
- “What is important [for the audience]?”
- “What does this mean [for the audience]?”
- “Give me a specific example [relevant to the audience]?”