I Love PowerPoint!

September 22nd, 2009

I Love PowerPointThere are not many people that would admit or say that they love PowerPoint. I do.  I have been in the business of creating electronic slides (often referred to today as making “PowerPoints”) since 1991. It seems everyone loves to hate PowerPoint.  But everyone continues to use it. And too many people abuse it and don’t use it correctly. If PowerPoint is used correctly it can be a great communication tool for getting your important points across to your audience quickly and effectively. You have a better chance of having people remember what you present if you present it with good visual support –  with good PowerPoints.  I have seen PowerPoint decks that have launched new products, new businesses, new careers, ideas, strategies, and raise millions of dollars for charities, promote environmental causes, explain complicated medical procedures, assisted in winning  million dollar sales deals and be a critical communication component  in closing a billion dollar merger. Has PowerPoint helped you achieve your meeting objectives?

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One Response to “I Love PowerPoint!”

  1. Andy Says:

    Great Post! You’ve made a great case for PowerPoint as a powerful business tool. It is often under appreciated but your post touch on some of its greatest strengths! Check out the Office community on Facebook and be the first to hear about PowerPoint news and updates at http://www.facebook.com/office

    Cheers
    Andy
    MSFT Office Outreach Team