Unlock the amazing story buried in your presentation-and 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 message-and 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 audience-and increase your impact! CD includes: * Cliff's custom templates-build your story! * Quick reference checklists for compelling presentations * Complete eBook-plus bonus content!
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
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.
Chapter 1 Making Headlines Beyond Bullet Points Chapter 2 Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks Chapter 3 Getting Started with BBP Chapter 4 Planning Your First Five Slides Chapter 5 Planning the Rest of Your Slides Chapter 6 Setting Up Your Storyboard and Narration Chapter 7 Sketching Your Storyboard Chapter 8 Adding Graphics to your Storyboard Chapter 9 Reviewing a Range of BBP Examples Chapter 10 Delivering Your BBP Presentation On the CD Chapter 11 Preparing Others for BBP with a 5-Minute Excercise
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Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to Create Presentations That Inform, Motivate, and Inspire