This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing (9780137153152) by Natalie Canavor and Claire Meirowitz. Available in print and digital formats.
How to make sure your PowerPoint presentations ignite people--instead of sedating them!
The speaker strides to the podium...turns down the lights...presses Advance...and slide by slide, his speech splashes across the screen so everyone can stare at the written words and hear an oral version at the same time. Later you get a handout that’s identical to the slides. A multisensory experience? No, just a boring one.
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About the Author
Natalie Canavor’s publications, articles, Web sites, and scripts have won international recognition. She successfully launched four monthly national magazines for business and professional audiences and directed all communications for New York State’s largest educational agency, where she supervised hundreds of publications and advised leaders on PR strategy. Her journalism credits include numerous features for The New York Times and Newsday. She consults for Adelphi University’s Long Island Center for Nonprofit Leadership. Claire Meirowitz, an award-winning author, has served as project manager and copy editor for many leading business, technology, and educational publications and for publishers including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, CMP Media LLC, Ziff-Davis Media, Interex, and United Technical Publications. She has managed projects and edited materials for IBM, Microsoft, HP, Intel, Cisco Systems, Computer Associates, Kodak, Merant, MOCA, and Qwest.