9780735623873

Beyond Bullet Points Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to Create Presentations That Inform, Motivate, and Inspire

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  • ISBN13:

    9780735623873

  • ISBN10:

    0735623872

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/10/2007
  • Publisher: PEARSON
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Summary

Unlock the amazing story buried in your presentationand forget boring bullet points forever! Now updated for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, this widely-acclaimed book includes seven new examples of compelling presentations from board room to classroom. Communications expert Cliff Atkinson guides you, step by step, through his revolutionary three-step method for increasing the impact of your presentations. You'll discover how to combine classic storytelling techniques with the power of visual media to create a rich, engaging experience. Transform the way you create and deliver your critical messageand quickly bring your ideas to life!FOCUS:Learn how to distill and shape your best ideas into a crisp and compelling narrative.CLARIFY:Use a storyboard to illustrate your ideas, creating the right blend of message and media.ENGAGE:Move from merely reading your slides to creating a rich, connected experience with your audienceand increase your impact!CD includes: Cliff's custom templatesbuild your story! Quick reference checklists for compelling presentations Complete eBookplus bonus content!

Author Biography

Critically praised author and presentation expert Cliff Atkinson is revolutionizing the way people use Microsoft PowerPoint to communicate. He is a popular keynote speaker and consultant—teaching his innovative three-step method to Fortune 500 companies, law firms, government agencies, and business schools.

Table of Contents

Making Headlines Beyond Bullet Pointsp. 1
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricksp. 25
Getting Started with BBPp. 55
Planning Your First Five Slidesp. 85
Planning the Rest of Your Slidesp. 117
Setting Up Your Storyboard and Narrationp. 155
Sketching Your Storyboardp. 187
Adding Graphics to Your Storyboardp. 227
Reviewing a Range of BBP Examplesp. 279
Delivering Your BBP Presentationp. 321
Preparing Others for BBP with a 5-Minute Exercise
BBP Ground Rules and Checklists
Presenting BBP with Two Views
Starting Your Point A and B Headlines
Starting Your Call to Action Headlines
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