Death By PowerPoint: The Death March

PowerPoint death march

Ever been on a PowerPoint Death March?  The lights are dim, the presenter drones on and on.  You’ve lost all sense of time and place.  You are long past the point of caring.  You eye the door furtively but you are not sure you can make it there without waking up the boss.  You are […]

Death By PowerPoint: The Machine Gun Slide

Death by powerpoint - the Machine Gun Slide

Death by PowerPoint can take many forms.  The smart people at Microsoft have done a great job of adding infinite ways to make things on your slides bounce, jiggle, fly, sparkle, and make an astonishing variety of noises.  You can even customize!  But in the hands of an irresponsible presenter, there is the potential to […]

Death By PowerPoint: The Shotgun Slide

The Shotgun Slide - Death by PowerPoint

I’ve survived many life threatening encounters with PowerPoint.  In the early days you might have even charged me for irresponsible use of this powerful but dangerous tool.  I apologize now for any damage I may have caused.  To atone for my sins, I hope to pass on helpful tips to you for your next presentation. […]